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Outbreak News Interviews

Feb 20, 2022

There is a recent reported of a toddler from Pryor, Oklahoma who contracted the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis.

Here I look at the news report and discuss the parasite briefly.

Feb 20, 2022

There was a report in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) media concerning an anthrax outbreak in South Kivu. Nine people were affected, including two fatalities.

The report notes consumption of guinea pigs as the source.

In this podcast, I look at the report, eating guinea pigs and a quick look at anthrax.

Feb 7, 2022

My guest today writes, “In many places around the world, malaria is closely linked to illegal gold mining” in a recent article in the BMC blog, BugBitten titled, “A story of two fevers: when malaria is the price of gold”.

What is malaria and how is it linked to illegal gold mining?

Joining me today to look at...