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...

In this video, I talk about the upcoming Fourth Annual PAM Summit 2019 in Orlando on September 13, 2019. The event is hosted by AdventHealth for Children and presented by the Jordan Smelski Foundation....

A recent report of a Corpus Christi, Texas homeless man who required multiple surgeries due to a Vibrio vulnificus infection caught my attention as the waters of the Gulf get warmer. In this video, I...

For the third time on Friday, the Emergency Committee met to hash out whether the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) met the criteria for being declared a public...

The current and 10th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the DRC began in August 2018 and their were fears of it crossing neighboring borders all along. This week, it finally happened as the Uganda...