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Dec 1, 2021

Mutations happen with viruses all the time and the Omicron COVID-19 variant is the latest and is receiving a lot of media attention.

Today is December 1, 2021, a very short time since the first cases were detected and the date of the first confirmed case in the US--so the questions are--What do we know and what do we...

Nov 21, 2021

In a recent article published in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the authors report the unusual case of a girl diagnosed with Neisseria gonorrhoeae after bathing in a heavily frequented hot pool at the edge of the crater lake Specchio di Venere (“Mirror of Venus”) on Pantelleria Island, Italy.

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Nov 17, 2021

November is C. diff awareness month and the Peggy Lillis Foundation is out there leading the charge building awareness by educating the public, empowering advocates, and shaping policy.

Joining me today to talk about Clostridioides difficile, C diff awareness month and the work of the Peggy Lillis Foundation is Daniel...

Nov 10, 2021

There are a number of multistate salmonella outbreaks currently being investigated by federal and state health officials--in salami sticks, in seafood, and of course onions.

Here to discuss the bacterium, Salmonella and the infection, the multistate outbreak linked to onions and some general food safety and handling...

Oct 28, 2021

Cryptococcus gattii is a fungus that lives in the environment in primarily tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world but also in some temperate regions such as British Columbia and some parts of the United States.

C. gattii cryptococcosis is a rare infection that people can get after breathing in the microscopic...