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...

On today’s podcast, I am joined by The Vaccine Mom, Taryn Chapman. We explore some vaccine basics, immunology and immunity and some good information and advice about vaccines for parents. To see...

In one of the most foolish things I’ve seen in a while, French animal-rights activist and anti-specist, Aymeric Caron said, “People should not kill mosquitoes but allow them to take blood donations”?! Even...

A week ago, an opinion piece was published in Newsday entitled, A bold plan against tick borne disease, which states that a national public -private strategy is needed. Joining me today is the co-author...

Kris Newby’s book, Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons has sparked a lot of chatter, approving and critical, including being the impetus of legislation in Congress. In...

Bangladesh is experiencing the worst dengue outbreak, which has spread to all 64 districts in the country. In July 2019, there were more cases reported than in any full year. In this podcast, I look at...