Texas officials reported a large anthrax outbreak in 2019 affecting some 20 premises in five counties.
My guest today was in the area over the summer to take a closer look at this outbreak. Joining me is University of Florida Associate Professor of Medical Geography and returning guest, Jason Blackburn, PhD.
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Other podcasts with Dr Blackburn:
Global anthrax maps with Jason Blackburn, PhD
Anthrax: An interview with Dr Buddy Faries
Naegleria fowleri: Lab diagnosis with Shiela Black, MHM, BSMT(ASCP)
Lyme disease: The major players, the disagreements and the IDSA draft guidelines
Chronic Wasting Disease: A Call to Action
Malaria epidemic in Venezuela: 2.5 million cases predicted for 2020
Rabies: Signs and symptoms, exposure, transmission and diagnostics
Chagas disease, kissing bugs and the OSU survey
Bacteriophages and ‘The Perfect Predator’
Polio eradication successes and struggles, Unusual infectious disease news
Asian longhorned ticks with Maria Diuk-Wasser, PhD
Japanese encephalitis with Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Venezuela epidemics: From measles to malaria with Dr. Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi
Vaccines, autism and a very important book
Animal outbreaks on farms: How do they dispose of the carcasses?
Medical history: 1918 influenza pandemic, Yellow fever in the US in the 18th and 19th centuries