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Outbreak News Interviews

May 25, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports since the hepatitis A outbreaks were first identified in 2016, more than 17,000 cases and 170 deaths as a result of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection have been reported.

Last year, Florida became one of the 20-something states reporting an outbreak and so far...

May 25, 2019

June 1st is just around the corner--the start of hurricane season.

Are you ready? What should you do to prepare?

Joining me today to offer some advice and tips in Mike Coston. Mike writes about preparedness often on his website, Avian Flu Diary.

May 24, 2019

New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess their risk for Lyme disease, thanks to man’s best friend. The study confirms dogs are sentinels to assess human risk for tick-borne Lyme disease.

The study is published in the journal, Geospatial...

May 24, 2019

May is Myositis Awareness Month and on today's show I want to take a look at these rare conditions and the importance of this month.

In addition, there is a new analysis on how myositis affects woman of color that we'll discuss. 

Joining me to look at these issues and more is Dr. Cheilonda Johnson. Dr. Johnson is an...

May 18, 2019

On the latest Outbreak News This Week, I look at news from Florida and then expand to national and international news, and a little research.