Dr. Sandra Gompf is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida. In addition, sadly she is the mother who lost a young son to the “brain-eating amoeba”,...

The Sunday, Jan. 11 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show brought to listeners the latest of the 2014-2015 seasonal influenza season, a diligent measles vaccines safety study, word that Ebola...

On the first show of the year on Jan. 4, Outbreak News This Week Radio show host Robert Herriman looked at some of the top infectious disease news of the week. First was the case of the recent New York...

One year after the chikungunya virus found it’s way into the local mosquito population on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, the outbreak, or some may say the epidemic of locally acquired chikungunya...

On the Sunday, Dec.7 airing of the Outbreak News This Week radio show, the main topics covered included meningitis and the work of the Meningitis Foundation of America, a new study concerning the reduction...

The plague outbreak in Madagascar was the topic of the first segment of Sunday’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on 860 AM WGUL in the Tampa Bay area. Show host, Robert Herriman...

On the Sunday, Nov. 23 airing of the talk radio program, Outbreak News This Week with Robert Herriman, the topics that were looked at included the death of Dr. Martin Salia, the Sierra Leone physician...

On the Sunday, November 16 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the main topics discussed were two parasitic diseases transmitted to humans primarily through a insect vector–Chagas disease...

The talk radio program on infectious diseases is back in the Tampa Bay area. Starting this November, the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show has returned to the Tampa airwaves with “all the news about...

On today’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on 860 AM WGUL in Tampa, host Robert Herriman, after seeing a dramatic increase in cryptosporidiosis in Hillsborough County, FL this past...