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Outbreak News Interviews

May 9, 2024

In Manatee County, Florida, county animal welfare is warning the community about a rise in canine parvovirus, or parvo recently.

On today's show, we'll be looking at the ABCs of parvo.

Joining me today is Jennifer Miller, DVM. Dr. Miller is the Veterinary Technical Marketer, US Pet Health with Elanco...


Apr 25, 2024

A cluster of “atypical” pneumonia cases in Buenos Aires, Argentina has been reported recently and among the cluster, there have been reports of parrot fever.

And today we’ll answer the question, What is parrot fever?

Joining me today to talk about psittacosis, or parrot fever is Chandana Bala. Chandy is the...


Apr 19, 2024

My guest today writes that norovirus is known as the perfect pathogen and we’ll find out why.

In addition, she writes that your blood type could be a factor in your susceptibility for the disease.

Joining me today to look at norovirus and some other interesting things abis Madeline Barron, Ph.D. Dr Barron is the...


Apr 12, 2024

Pertussis, or whooping cough cases have been on the rise in many places of the world this year, and the Philippines is one of those countries.

During the first three months of the year, Philippines health officials have reported well over 1,100 cases, which is a more than 30 fold increase over the same period in...


Mar 28, 2024

A vaccine against the bacterium, Burkholderia pseudomallei, that causes melioidosis was tested in a mouse study and found to be highly protective against the disease, according to UCLA researchers.

What is Burkholderia pseudomallei? What is melioidosis? And what about this vaccine study?

Joining me today to answer these...