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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this video, I look at the yellow fever outbreak currently affecting 5 states in Nigeria–Delta, Enugu, Bauchi, and Benue and Ebonyi. According to the World Health Organization...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this short podcast, I look at the situation with vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) in Africa and the Emergency Use Listing recommendation for the type 2 novel oral polio...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In this episode, I look at two of the biggest stories (outside of COVID-19) during the past week. The first is the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

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In a topic that has not received nearly enough attention– since 2016, the US has seen the largest person-to-person Hepatitis A virus outbreak in the post-vaccine era. About two thirds of the states...

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An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. There are many types of heart arrhythmias, with...

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Are the COVID-19 deaths undercounted, as many believe, or are they overcounted, as others think? My guest today had the opportunity to look at a sample of death certificates in Florida and she is here...

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Chagas disease is a potentially life-threatening parasitic disease that affects  up to 300,000 people in the United States and millions in South America. The current treatment regimen is–oral benznidazole...

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Rabies post exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, consists of a rabies vaccine series and human rabies immune globulin (HRIG). Kedrion Biopharma’s human rabies immune globulin, Kedrab, was FDA approved in 2017....

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The World Health Organization (WHO) previously stated “To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes”. Now researchers from...

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In a recent Op-Ed, Pacific Research Institute President, Sally Pipes asked–Will COVID-19 launch an epidemic of cancer as the pandemic stay-at-home orders have caused patients to put off routine cancer...