While the world’s focus has been on COVID-19, sometimes it seems like nothing else is happening in infectious diseases. But that is far from the reality.

In recent years, we’ve seen Nigeria report large numbers of Lassa fever, we continue to see plague outbreaks from Africa to Asia and monkeypox cases have risen in recent decades.

Joining me to talk about these other outbreaks is Stephen A. Berger, M.D.   Dr. Berger is the co-founder of GIDEON Informatics (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network).


Andes virus: Outbreak linked to a super-spreader event in Argentina

Plague: An interview with Dr. Paul Ettestad

Anthrax: An interview with Dr Buddy Faries

Hantavirus: An interview with Dr Paul Ettestad

Everything you wanted to know about rabies

Raccoon roundworm: The rare and potentially lethal zoonosis

Coyote tapeworm in Alberta: 5th human case reported

Bacteriophage therapy: A remarkable story

H7N9 avian influenza in China: Should we be worried?

MERS: Will it ever spread out of the Arabian peninsula such that the rest of the world should be concerned?