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Outbreak News Interviews

Jun 11, 2022

Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is one of several priority diseases listed by the World Health Organization that pose the greatest public health risk due to their epidemic potential and/or whether there are no or insufficient countermeasures.

Today, we are seeing a significant outbreak in Iraq where some 142...


Jun 4, 2022

On today's podcast, we'll be discussing monkeypox. What used to be an obscure, tropical disease is now a household name.

Joining me in the Q & A is Dr. Rodney Rohde from Texas State University.


May 17, 2022

Bacteriophages – viruses that kill bacteria–were successfully used for the first time to treat an antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus lung infection to allow a cystic fibrosis patient to receive a life-saving lung transplant.

Joining me today to share this amazing story is Jerry Nick, MD, Dr. Nick is...


Apr 20, 2022

In early March, the Israel Ministry of Health reported on a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) case in an unvaccinated child from Jerusalem.

Since then, a number of additional cases have been reported and the health ministry said recently that they are in the throes of an outbreak.

Joining me today...


Mar 1, 2022

Chagas disease is also known as “American Trypanosomiasis.” It’s caused by a blood parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted by kissing bugs.

Chagas disease affects people as well as dogs and other animals. On today’s show, we are going to focus on Chagas in dogs.

Joining me today to discuss this...