Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (vCJD) was identified in a technician who had cut her thumb while handling brain sections of mice infected with adapted BSE 7.5 years earlier. In this video, I do a...

South America, while a late bloomer in this COVID-19 pandemic, is seeing cases rise rapidly earning the moniker- The New Coronavirus Epicenter. Brazil reached a grim milestone today surpassing the 1,000,000...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) started publishing “COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint.” They say they’ll be publishing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video report, I look at the coronavirus disease, or COVID-19 outbreak situation in South America. The last continent to report a case is now surpassed 200,000...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Testing for the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 is the main topic of many newscasts, opinion shows, States and their Governors...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at international and national calls for banning “wet markets” to protect the public and global health. Wet markets can be “timebombs”...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In late February 2020, New York City health officials reported 3 additional neonatal herpes cases in infants who went through ritual Jewish circumcision. In the video,...

With so many people at home these days, it is a good time to catch up on some reading. In this video, I recommend five books on the topic of infectious diseases that anyone with an interest in the topic...

There has been an awful lot of going back and forth over the appropriateness of naming or calling a disease by the location in which it was first found. In this video, I demonstrate using thirty infectious...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at the current situation with the dengue fever outbreak in the South American country of Paraguay. Philippines: 17th polio case reported since...