Leopoldo Villegas. MD joined me for an in-depth interview on the crisis in Venezuela on the Sunday, Oct. 30 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show.  Dr Villegas is a Venezuelan trained physician,...

On Sunday’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I was joined by two great guests to discuss two fascinating and timely topics. In the first half, University of Florida Associate...

In the United States, approximately 5,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease are reported annually. Legionnaires disease outbreaks have made the news recently in the US as seen in Hopkins, Minnesota,...

When you look at the footage out of Haiti post-Hurricane Matthew, and the devastation in the country, one can be left heartbroken for this struggling people and wonder when they’ll get a break. The...

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and for 30 days, Sepsis Alliance and sepsis advocates pull out all the stops to spread the word about what sepsis is, what it does, and how we can make a difference...

Rabies is a disease that most people have at least a rudimentary knowledge of, starting at childhood on through adulthood. On Sep. 28 this year, World Rabies Day will be highlighted for the 1oth year,...

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) and the plague, plus updated news on Zika virus were the main topics on Sunday’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show. In the first half, infectious disease...

On Sunday’s show, I had two fantastic guests to discuss two very interesting topics. In the first half, the Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston...

Bioterrorism and biodefense is a topic that seems to sit under the radar; however, it is there and always remains a concern. There is a long history of intentional release or dissemination of biological...

On the Sunday, Aug 14 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, a Tampa-based talk program about infectious diseases and health, the main topics were the work being done to find an effective treatment...