Nipah virus is one of the deadliest viruses, which can kill up to 90 percent of those infected. In fact, the World Health Organization has placed Nipah virus on its 10 “most wanted” list of...

Its been about a month since my last podcast on the novel coronavirus and I thought it was time to revisit the topic as it becomes a bigger global issue. Joining me to talk about coronaviruses and the...

Recently, scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. The article was published in the journal, Nature Communications...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2019, we saw one of the worst years on record for dengue worldwide. Numbers were up in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Joining me today from London to look at the...

One Health is a term used frequently in recent years. If you’re not familiar with the term, you’ve come to the right place. Joining me to discuss One Health and a recent resolution passed by the...

Wuhan City, China has been a focus for infectious disease and public health experts over the past month due to a pneumonia outbreak where the etiology is not quite clear. News keeps trickling in on this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last fall, a 44-year-old man from Italy was bitten on his right hand by an aggressive dog on the Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania.   The man did not receive any rabies...

In this podcast, I look at what I believe are the top infectious disease stories of the last decade.   Related: Texas anthrax: A look at the 2019 outbreak Naegleria fowleri: The PAM protocol with...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In this end-of-year podcast, I rank what I believe to be the 10 most important infectious disease news stories of 2019. Related podcasts:  Inside the Hot Zone with Dr Mark...

In his first hand account of the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), physician and retired Army Colonel, Mark Kortepeter, MD pens the edge of you seat book,...