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Outbreak News Interviews

Jun 28, 2020

This episode of NEWS TALK with BRANDON & BOB featured insight from Outbreak News Today's Robert Herriman, discussing COVID-19, good vs. bad coronavirus testing, understanding terms like "viral load," thoughts on data, tracking and locking down.

Jun 21, 2020

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reports that the coronavirus has taken a hold upon Yemen saying "Unfortunately, it is no longer anything but obvious that the virus is circulating widely across the whole of Yemen".

"Five years of fighting had caused Yemen’s healthcare system to collapse in large parts... Now COVID-19...

Jun 18, 2020

Earlier this week, scientists with The Scripps Research Institute announced the discovery of antibodies in the blood of recovered COVID-19 patients that provide powerful protection against SARS-CoV-2 in small animals.

The study was published this week in the journal, Science.

Here to discuss this research is Elise...

Jun 18, 2020

Robert Desowitz, PhD was a scientist, researcher and you may know him best as the author of several very informative and entertaining books like New Guinea Tape Worms and Jewish Grandmothers and Who Brought Pinta to the Santa Maria?

Dr. Desowitz left us on Mar 24, 2008.

Being such a fan of his books made me decide to...

Jun 13, 2020

In this clip from the NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob on YouTube, we look at the recent EPA approval of Oxitec's genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquito for release in the Florida Keys.

What is it and how does it work? What are the criticisms and concerns?

We exam these questions in this short podcast.