NewsDesk @bactiman63 My guest today writes, “In many places around the world, malaria is closely linked to illegal gold mining” in a recent article in the BMC blog, BugBitten titled, “A story of...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In previous interviews, I’ve looked at the topic of what is a clinical laboratory scientist during the annual Lab Week observance. Today, I want to narrow the topic...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Whooping cough, or pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood mortality in the United States in the last century. Before the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Colombian Army reported an outbreak of the parasitic disease, Chagas disease, which infected a number of soldiers at a military base in Cesar, in northern...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s video, I go over a recent paper that discusses a number of viral, bacterial and prion diseases that have been linked to certain religious and non-religious...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mutations happen with viruses all the time and the Omicron COVID-19 variant is the latest and is receiving a lot of media attention. Today is December 1, 2021, a very...

In a recent article published in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the authors report the unusual case of a girl diagnosed with Neisseria gonorrhoeae after bathing in a heavily frequented hot pool at...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 November is C. diff awareness month and the Peggy Lillis Foundation is out there leading the charge building awareness by educating the public, empowering advocates, and shaping...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 There are a number of multistate salmonella outbreaks currently being investigated by federal and state health officials–in salami sticks, in seafood, and of course onions. Here...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Joining me on today’s show is physician, Dr. John Carroll. Dr. Carroll started the medical organization, Haitian Hearts and talks to me about the work of Haitian Hearts...