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Outbreak News Interviews

Jun 18, 2021

There has been a surge in mucormycosis cases, aka the "black fungus", in India.

Why mucormycosis and why India? Is it linked to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Joining me today to look at this topic is Judy Stone, MD. Dr. Stone is an infectious disease specialist and a Senior contributor at Forbes.


Jun 4, 2021

The future prevalence and virulence of SARS-CoV-2 is uncertain.

Researchers at the University of Utah try to answer the question--Will SARS-CoV-2 Become Just Another Seasonal Coronavirus? in a new study published in the journal Viruses.

Joining me today to discuss the research and their findings is  Fred Adler, PhD. Dr....


Sep 16, 2019

In the summer of 2016, then 16-year-old Florida teen, Sebastian DeLeon wound up in a Orlando hospital diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to the parasite, Naegleria fowleri.

In this short interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit sponsored by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I spoke to a...


Sep 15, 2019

I attended the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit this past Friday which was hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation.

The list of speakers was incredible, the biggest experts on Naegleria fowleri in the country, talking about topics ranging from lab diagnosis to the latest research and everything in between.

In this short...


Aug 30, 2019

With the Vaccine Mom

Earlier this month, the World Health Organization released some astounding preliminary information concerning measles during the first half of the year.

In the first six months of 2019, reported measles cases are the highest they have been in any year since 2006. There have been almost three times...