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...

I attended the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit this past Friday which was hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation. The list of speakers was incredible, the biggest experts on Naegleria fowleri in the country,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this month, the World Health Organization released some astounding preliminary information concerning measles during the first half of the year. In the first...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews Lyme disease. So much we seem not to know, in many different areas. Draft guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease were recently issued by...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a common virus that can lead to 6 types of cancers later in life.  Almost every person who is sexually active will get...

In this look at the week-in-review for Ebola and the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I look at the new cases reported in the 3rd DRC province, South Kivu. In addition, other big news...

Singapore has experienced several dengue epidemics in the past ~20 years and it appears that 2019 is one of those years. In this podcast, I look at the current situation (surpassing 10,000 cases this week)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on some new measles surveillance data this week and we see some astounding numbers of the vaccine-preventable disease...