Oct 29, 2018
A rehab facility in Haskell NJ has been in the news cycle for the past week as they deal with an adenovirus outbreak. To date, 26 cases have been reported, primarily pediatric patients and nine have died.
What is adenovirus and why the high percentage of deaths in this outbreak?
Joining me to answer these questions is...
Oct 29, 2018
I recently read a report from India about miners in certain areas of the country coming down with a condition called silicosis.
Demand from India's booming construction industry for granite, sandstone and other minerals has seen the commissioning of more and more stone quarries and people to work in the quarries.
Oct 28, 2018
On today's show, I look at a wide range of important infectious disease news to include hepatitis A and the current situation in Florida and Pinellas County in particular. In addition, I look at the deadly adenovirus outbreak in a New Jersey rehab facility.
With Halloween just a few days away, the Centers for...
Oct 21, 2018
On today's show I spend a lot of time looking at the flu shot/flu season in light of the recent pediatric death reported here in Florida. I look at some disturbing trends and beliefs when it comes to flu shots and vaccines in general.
Does the flu shot cause the flu? A survey by Orlando Health says half of parents...
Oct 19, 2018
A mosquito-borne parasitic disease, lymphatic filariasis is one of nearly two dozen neglected tropical diseases.
Infection is usually acquired in childhood and causes hidden damage to the lymphatic system. The painful and profoundly disfiguring visible manifestations of the disease, notably lymphoedema, elephantiasis...