New national case counts have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and we see it continue to rise by the dozens. The biggest outbreaks in the United States, in New York...

In this news brief, I look at the recent imported monkeypox case in Singapore, the situation in Nigeria since the reemergence of monkeypox and other countries outside Africa reporting monkeypox. Ebola:...

From antiquity to modern times, biological agents have been used in warfare and various nefarious uses. My guest today, bioterrorism expert and Senior Lecturer at Western New England University, Lawrence...

Virology blog was the first science website I followed, its been quite a few years now and it was an inspiration to me in using the internet to disseminate information on infectious diseases and up-to-date...

April 21 marks the beginning of Lab Week 2019, an annual celebration of medical laboratory professionals who play a vital role in health care and patient advocacy!  Joining me today to discuss the medical...

Since 2014, some media and radio personalities have attributed the increase in Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in the US to immigrant children from Central America. The latest was a segment last week on...

On this Infectious disease news brief, I look at the hepatitis A outbreak in Florida. ...

Thanks to vaccinations, cases of wild poliovirus globally have dropped dramatically. In the 1980s the estimated global number of paralytic cases was over 350,000 per year and the disease was still prevalent...

Disease outbreak and health emergency response is a massive undertaking and involves a number of stakeholders in different areas of expertise. One important part of the outbreak response is health promotion. Joining...

My guest on today’s show is Amesh Adalja, MD. He is very familiar if you read news on various issues of infectious diseases and medicine as he is a frequent expert commenter. He was named one of...