Two of the biggest infectious disease stories will be the feature of the upcoming airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show this Sunday–Elizabethkingia anophelis and Lassa fever.
Joining host Robert Herriman will be the medical director of Infection Control at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, Dr. Nasia Safdar to discuss the Elizabethkingia outbreak in Wisconsin and a recent case in Michigan.
During the second half, Infectious Disease doctor and author, Dr Judy Stone, to give an overview on Lassa fever, a viral disease that killed a medical missionary and has infected several in Germany.
See Dr. Stone’s article in Forbes: Should You Worry About Catching Lassa Fever?
The show recorded on Thursday will air Sunday, Mar. 20 at 8 pm on am 1380 The Biz in the Tampa Bay area and can be heard streaming online at http://1380thebiz.com/
- Lassa fever in Germany: More cases reported in contacts
- Michigan officials report same Elizabethkingia strain as Wisconsin outbreak in resident blood culture
- Unusually large Wisconsin outbreak: More Elizabethkingia cases reported
- Zika virus: A virologist’s viewpoint
The Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the first and only radio program dedicated to infectious disease and health news and information, airs every Sunday at 8 pm ET in the Tampa Bay area on AM 1380 The Biz and online at http://1380thebiz.com/