The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports since the hepatitis A outbreaks were first identified in 2016, more than 17,000 cases and 170 deaths as a result of hepatitis A virus (HAV)...

June 1st is just around the corner–the start of hurricane season. Are you ready? What should you do to prepare? Joining me today to offer some advice and tips in Mike Coston. Mike writes about preparedness...

New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess their risk for Lyme disease, thanks to man’s best friend. The study confirms...

May is Myositis Awareness Month and on today’s show I want to take a look at these rare conditions and the importance of this month.  In addition, there is a new analysis on how myositis affects...

On the latest Outbreak News This Week, I look at news from Florida and then expand to national and international news, and a little research. The Florida hepatitis A outbreak keeps adding up and we look...

Earlier this week, research was published in the journal, Nature Microbiology, which has newly published maps that reveal, for the first time, where anthrax poses global risks to people, livestock and...

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated numbers of measles cases in the United States and through May 10, 839 measles cases have been reported in 23 states. This is...

On this week’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I had the opportunity to spend the whole hour discussing the three most commonly diagnosed free-living amoeba species that infect humans:  Naegleria...

Bioterrorism expert and Senior lecturer at Western New England University in Springfield, Lawrence Roberge, PhD joined me on the show to look at the history of bioterrorism–from antiquity to contemporary...

The parasitic disease, Chagas disease, and the vector, the kissing bug, have been in US media a lot recently after the CDC published an MMWR about finding the bug in Delaware. My guest today is currently...