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Outbreak News Interviews

Jan 11, 2023

Last month, New Hampshire health officials released a health alert after identifying two locally acquired Echinococcus granulosus cases, the first such cases of the parasitic infection in the state.

Joining me today to discuss the parasite and the situation is Elizabeth Talbot, MD. Dr. Talbot is the New Hampshire Deputy...


Jan 4, 2023

Giardia is arguably the most common parasite infection of humans worldwide, and the second most common in the United States after pinworm.

Joining me to talk about Giardia is Chandana Bala. Chandy is the President of Global Insight Advisory Network and writes on the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also...


Oct 5, 2022

Joining me today to tell his personal story of dealing with a family member with marijuana (cannabis) induced psychosis is author of the book, Gone to Pot: Cannabis--What every parent needs to know, Terry Hammond.

In addition to telling his personal story, Terry talks about the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, it's...


Oct 3, 2022

Brucellosis is among the leading communicable diseases worldwide and the disease poses a substantial public health burden in the Middle East, resulting in long-term illness in humans and significant economic loss in livestock production.

In addition, some Brucella sp are classified as Category B bioterrorism agents by...


Sep 8, 2022

The rat lungworm parasite, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is typically transmitted to humans via ingestion of snails or slugs.

A recent study published in One Health shows more than a dozen kinds of animals in addition to slugs and snails have caused rat lungworm disease in people around the world.

Joining me today to...