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May 27, 2020

Approximately 2,000 US cases of malaria are diagnosed annually. Without appropriate treatment, about 15 percent become severe. Mortality from untreated severe malaria (particularly cerebral malaria) approaches 100 percent.

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Artesunate for Injection to Amivas, a...

May 23, 2020

There has been reports of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, infections in both domestic felines and large zoo cats in recent weeks.

While these infections were characterized as human to feline transmission, what do we know about feline to feline or feline to human transmission?

My guest today, University of...

May 8, 2020

On today's podcast, I had the honor of talking to E.B. Fred Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus at UW–Madison and author of the book, Robert Koch--A Life in Medicine and Bacteriology, Thomas Brock, PhD about the titan of microbiology, Robert Koch. 

In this show, I asked the 93-year-old microbiologist about Koch's...