Last week, former US Senator from North Carolina, Kay Hagan died from encephalitis caused by the tick-borne disease, Powassan virus. So what is encephalitis and how common is it? Joining me today to answer...

Flu season is upon us once again and experts say it’s time to get your flu shot. On today’s show, Taryn Chapman, aka The Vaccine Mom, joined me to discuss different aspects of influenza to...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) can cause some serious pathology. This mosquito borne virus has seen an increase this year in the US. We see an average of 7 human cases of EEE reported annually;...

Texas officials reported a large anthrax outbreak in 2019 affecting some 20 premises in five counties. My guest today was in the area over the summer to take a closer look at this outbreak. Joining me...

In this podcast of a video interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I spoke to Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at All Children’s Hospital Johns...

In this video interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit sponsored by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I am joined by the Medical Director of Clinica Mi Salud and clinical professor at the UCF and FSU College...

Next in the series of interviews from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I talked to Asst. Medical Director for Emergency Medicine for AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs. Dr...

A major aspect of the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit, hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, was a strong and necessary devotion to more drug research. I had the chance to speak with the Director, Center for...

In my series of short interviews with the experts presenting at the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit, I look at the topic of laboratory diagnosis. Medical Technologist at AdventHealth in Orlando as the person...

In the summer of 2016, then 16-year-old Florida teen, Sebastian DeLeon wound up in a Orlando hospital diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to the parasite, Naegleria fowleri. In...