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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 November is C. diff awareness month and the Peggy Lillis Foundation is out there leading the charge building awareness by educating the public, empowering advocates, and shaping...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 There are a number of multistate salmonella outbreaks currently being investigated by federal and state health officials–in salami sticks, in seafood, and of course onions. Here...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Joining me on today’s show is physician, Dr. John Carroll. Dr. Carroll started the medical organization, Haitian Hearts and talks to me about the work of Haitian Hearts...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Cryptococcus gattii is a fungus that lives in the environment in primarily tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world but also in some temperate regions such as British Columbia...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 On today’s episode of Let’s Talk, I am joined by blogger, journalist and author, Crawford “Crof” Kilian. Show notes: H5N1 blog The Tyee Watch the video: Or...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, a bipartisan bill was introduced–the Finding Orphan-disease Remedies with Antifungal Research and Development Act (FORWARD Act) of 2021. The legislation, introduced...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Welcome to the new addition to my podcast family–Let’s Talk! This is a show about having a conversation, about getting to know people. On the inaugural program, I...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 There are five Plasmodium species that cause malaria with the vast majority of reported cases being due to Plasmodium falciparum. Plasmodium vivax is the second most common reported...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s Outbreak News This Week Livestream, I’ll look at some recent polio news to include a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus 2 (cVDPV2) case...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s livestream, I’ll be looking at the human rabies case in Illinois, H5N6 avian influenza in China in 2021, dengue in South Asia and the outbreaks...