By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to Chinese officials, there has been 5 human plague cases in China in 2019. In this video, the third on this topic in less than a month, I look at the case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent fatal case of Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a 63-year-old, immunocompetent German man led me to do this reminder video on this potentially lethal bacterium. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Is hepatitis A and the large outbreaks in the US the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of infectious diseases in America? There was a recent article that listed the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One of the most tragic and preventable outbreak situations on the globe in the measles outbreak on the Pacific island of Samoa. In this video, I go over the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) put out a report this week that shows that some 440,000 measles cases have been reported during the past 10 months or so in 2019. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a video done in October https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9fLD… , I take a look at the current polio situation–both wild poliovirus and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says flu season is early in the United States with widespread activity seen in several states and the southern US hit especially hard so far. In this video,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) release the latest data on malaria in the Region of the Americas. In this video, I focus on the “official”...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles is spreading to a number of Pacific Islands and most contribute this spread to travel from New Zealand, which has had a serious outbreak, particularly in Auckland,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the pneumonic plague cases reported in China earlier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Cf6n… , officials in Inner Mongolia, China report a...