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Outbreak News Interviews

Oct 26, 2023

Leishmaniasis is a protozoan parasitic disease transmitted by a sandfly that most Americans are unfamiliar with; however, my guest today says it is more common in the United States than most people realize- with both locally acquired and imported cases being reported.

What is leishmaniasis and what is the situation like...

Oct 23, 2023

Bangladesh is battling to control its most devastating dengue fever outbreak recorded since the dengue virus reappeared in the country in 2000,

Although dengue is endemic in Bangladesh, this year's outbreak is unusual in terms of case burden, mortality and seasonality.

The record season has seen more than 250,000 cases...

Oct 20, 2023

Rabies is a vaccine-preventable, zoonotic, viral disease affecting the central nervous system. Once clinical symptoms appear, rabies is virtually 100% fatal, and treatment is typically supportive.

It causes tens of thousands of deaths every year, mainly in Asia and Africa. Currently, there is no validated treatment in...