Today, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health reported the first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in the city of some 1 million people, the capital of North Kivu, Goma. I take a...

Get Going Travel Insurance in the UK recently put out a post concerning the top riskiest nations concerning infectious disease when traveling. In this video, I go over the top 5, according to Get Going,...

In January, the World Health Organization included dengue in it’s 10 treats to global health in 2019. And during the first six months, we have seen some significant increases in dengue in the Americas...

An Australian man died in December from a serious Salmonella infection, some say was contracted by eating a gecko on a dare at a Christmas Party. This is not the first time someone either got very sick...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recently reported their first case of Candida auris (C. auris) infection. In this video, I go over that case and look a general info about the fungus,...

About 2 weeks ago, news media were reporting of some tourists from Iceland who contracted the mosquito-borne virus, Chikungunya while vacationing in Spain. Turns out the laboratory in Iceland made an...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews 20 years ago this summer, West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in the Western Hemisphere, specifically in New York City. Today, WNV is the leading cause...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s show, I look at a couple of surveys/polls that question people on the thoughts and beliefs about vaccines. The Wellcome Global Monitor surveyed...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says every year, tens of thousands of Americans will get sick from diseases spread between animals and people. These are known as zoonotic diseases. Six...

Some states around the nation are making moves in the legislature to make it more difficult to get a personal or religious exemption for vaccines for children entering school. New York state is one example...