The restrictions put in place  and the resulting  social isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental and behavioral health. Joining me today to take a look at Children’s...

With the nation focused on the delivery of a COVID vaccine, the CDC wants to ensure that older individuals are protected against other prevalent yet preventable diseases that can lead to severe health...

The Carter Center announced this week that the number of Guinea worm disease cases dropped by 50% in 2020 compared to 2019. This includes a dramatic decrease in cases in the country of Chad. What’s more,...

As the country tries to open up during this pandemic, a variety of methods are being employed to keep people safe. Dogs are slated to be used at Miami Heat games to screen people for COVID, similar to...

In this podcast, I briefly go over 20 mosquito-borne diseases. In this not all inclusive list, I discuss a range of diseases to include malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and more of the most common diseases,...

While the world’s focus has been on COVID-19, sometimes it seems like nothing else is happening in infectious diseases. But that is far from the reality. In recent years, we’ve seen Nigeria report...

Florida has reported about 1.6 million total COVID-19 cases, including more than 24,000 deaths. We’ve known for some time that some of the most vulnerable people are those aged 65 years and older and...

By Robert Herriman @bactiman63 Researchers from the University of Florida in a new study report the mosquito, Aedes scapularis is now established in mainland Florida in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. How...

In late 2018 into early 2019, an outbreak of a form of hantavirus called Andes virus, swept through a small town in Argentina infecting 34 and killing 11. Researchers led by a team from the U.S. Army Medical...

Last month, a multidisciplinary panel led by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American College of Rheumatology published the 2020 Guidelines for the...