Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying below 0.1...

While they monitor about 100 different outbreak events around the world at any given time, Chief Scientific Officer for Metabiota, a California based provider of epidemic risk analytics, Eddy Rubin MD,...

On the Sunday, March 26 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on am 1380 The Biz in Tampa, the interviews were with great experts on the topics of mumps and avian influenza. During the first...

Avian influenza is back in the United States with outbreaks reported in several states and hundreds of thousands of birds culled to date. How bad will avian influenza get in 2017? Joining me on the Outbreak...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Gates Foundation philanthropist offered some thoughts and a dire warning Saturday during a panel discussion, “Health Security: Small Bugs, Big Bombs” at the...

The 2016 Zika virus outbreak, along with recent outbreaks of SARS, bird flu, H1N1 and Ebola, underscore the importance of being prepared for and responding quickly to infectious diseases. Zika, in particular,...

A study led by UC Santa Cruz researchers has found that drought dramatically increases the severity of West Nile virus epidemics in the United States, although populations affected by large outbreaks acquire...

In July, California Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer promoted a public health emergency funding bill to help health officials with responding to epidemics and other public health emergencies. Today, Sen...