NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last month, New Hampshire health officials released a health alert after identifying two locally acquired Echinococcus granulosus cases, the first such cases of the parasitic infection...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Giardia is arguably the most common parasite infection of humans worldwide, and the second most common in the United States after pin-worm.  Joining me to talk about Giardia is Chandana...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Brucellosis is among the leading communicable diseases worldwide and the disease poses a substantial public health burden in the Middle East, resulting in long-term illness in humans...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The rat lungworm parasite, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is typically transmitted to humans via ingestion of snails or slugs.  A recent study published in One Health shows more than...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The first country-wide mass drug administration in the world for the treatment of scabies is happening in the Solomon Islands. The World Scabies Program is spearheading the mass drug...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Countries in southeast Asia are seeing an increase in dengue fever this year- Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia to name a few. In the Philippines, 102,619 dengue cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is one of several priority diseases listed by the World Health Organization that pose the greatest public health risk due to their epidemic...

On today’s livestream podcast, we’ll be discussing monkeypox. What used to be an obscure, tropical disease is now a household name. Joining me in the Q & A is Dr. Rodney Rohde from Texas...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Bacteriophages – viruses that kill bacteria–were successfully used for the first time to treat an antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus  lung infection to allow a cystic...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In early March, the Israel Ministry of Health reported on a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) case in an unvaccinated child from Jerusalem. Since then, a number...