Federal and state health officials have been investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad mixes distributed to McDonald’s by the Fresh Express since mid July. The latest...

Animal viral diseases and spillover to humans results in some of the most important and devastating infections and outbreaks known to humans. My guest today looks at a number of these zoonotic diseases...

Last year, CIDRAP Director Michael Osterholm, PhD along with Mark Olshaker released the very interesting and relevant book, Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs. I talked to “Bad News...

A measles outbreak investigation can be a very expensive task as was demonstrated in the Minnesota outbreak earlier this year when some 79 mostly children were infected costing the health department $2.3...

We all love a good book and on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I spend most of the hour discussing a fantastic new book on infectious diseases, outbreaks, epidemiologic investigations and not...

As a response to the public health threats challenges, the Department of Health through the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) serves to promote evidence-based decision-making through the conduct...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in general and director Dr. Thomas Frieden, in particular, have come under harsh criticism of late with their handling of Ebola in the US, and some...

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The following was published  on the Philippines Department of Health Facebook page: The Field Epidemiology Training Program has been an integral component in the Department of Health’s Strategy towards...