By NewsDesk  @bactiman63

On the first episode of Outbreak News This Week, I look at the big turnaround by the WHO on lockdowns, some good news.

On Oct. 4, The Great Barrington Declaration was established as an alternative to destructive lockdowns and adopting an approach called Focused Protection.

Why is India’s COVID-19 death toll so low? I take a look at a report on that often asked topic.

It is time to get your flu shot and this is especially important in the time of COVID-19.

I also look at some recent research on SARS-CoV-2 resiliency on surfaces and how long do coronavirus antibodies last.

Prion disease: Technician in France diagnosed with vCJD more than 7 years after lab exposure

COVID-19 in South America: A ‘rich person’s disease’ spreading

5 MUST READ books on Infectious diseases

Infectious diseases named by location

CAPNOCYTOPHAGA: It’s not only seen in the immunocompromised

Dengue: ‘The rise in outbreaks this year is a wake-up call’