NewsDesk @bactiman63 Podcast host, Joe Rogan has offered to put up $100,000.00 to the charity of choice of Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, a vaccine scientist from Baylor College of Medicine’s National School...

With so many people at home these days, it is a good time to catch up on some reading. In this video, I recommend five books on the topic of infectious diseases that anyone with an interest in the topic...

Earlier this week, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker introduced the STOP (Study, Treat, Observe, and Prevent) Neglected Diseases of Poverty Act, legislation that would provide the necessary tools to address,...

Some states around the nation are making moves in the legislature to make it more difficult to get a personal or religious exemption for vaccines for children entering school. New York state is one example...

On Sunday’s program I take a quick look at the chickenpox outbreak in Northern Kentucky, the lawsuit, Gov. Matt Bevin and “chickenpox parties”. A guest on the show a number of times,...

I just finished a must read book–a very important book in this day and age. It’s called Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and...

On today’s show, I touch on some Florida news to include the suspected norovirus outbreak onboard the Royal Caribbean vessel, Oasis of the Seas, which as of today has accounted for some 600 GI cases...

The successes of vaccines in the battle with infectious diseases is quite clear with the dramatic drop in measles deaths, the elimination of smallpox and the near elimination of polio, just to name a few. However,...

The Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Dr Peter Hotez is concerned about measles in his state of Texas, so much that he is raising the alarm by predicting a...

April 14, 2017 was World Chagas Day. Despite 6-7 million patients worldwide, in both poor and wealthy regions, Chagas disease remains one of the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases globally....