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Outbreak News Interviews

Jun 18, 2021

There has been a surge in mucormycosis cases, aka the "black fungus", in India.

Why mucormycosis and why India? Is it linked to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Joining me today to look at this topic is Judy Stone, MD. Dr. Stone is an infectious disease specialist and a Senior contributor at Forbes.


Jun 4, 2021

The future prevalence and virulence of SARS-CoV-2 is uncertain.

Researchers at the University of Utah try to answer the question--Will SARS-CoV-2 Become Just Another Seasonal Coronavirus? in a new study published in the journal Viruses.

Joining me today to discuss the research and their findings is  Fred Adler, PhD. Dr....


May 27, 2021

Campylobacteriosis is a disease of worldwide importance, but aspects of its transmission dynamics, particularly risk factors, are still poorly understood.

Researchers at the OU Hudson College of Public Health and in Denmark confirm that one of the most common foodborne illnesses in the Western world, can also be spread...


Feb 26, 2021

The restrictions put in place  and the resulting  social isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental and behavioral health.

Joining me today to take a look at Children’s Mental Health during the Pandemic is Dr. Mamilda Robinson. Dr. Robinson is a specialty director and clinical...


Feb 10, 2021

With the nation focused on the delivery of a COVID vaccine, the CDC wants to ensure that older individuals are protected against other prevalent yet preventable diseases that can lead to severe health complications and even hospitalization. Vaccine demand declined an average of more than 60 percent across adult...