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Outbreak News This Week is a weekly talk show focused on everything infectious diseases.

The program is hosted by Robert Herriman, co-founder of The Global Dispatch

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with Robert Herriman

“Your source for all the news about worms and germs” The latest news and information pertaining to infectious diseases with interviews with great expert guests. Listen live Saturdays from 12 to 1 pm EST on The Tan Talk Radio Network: 1340 AM WTAN Clearwater, 1350 AM WDCF Dade City and 1400 AM WZHR Zephyrhills.

Download April 19, 2014  Nurses who Vaccinate, Seven Modern Plagues  19-04-2014 (49 MB)

Duration: 53:31 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

April 19, 2014 Nurses who Vaccinate, Seven Modern Plagues

  • April 19, 2014  Nurses who Vaccinate, Seven Modern Plagues
  • Guests include

    Melody Butler, BSN, RN, Founder, Nurses who Vaccinate

    Dr. Mark Jerome Walters, Professor at University South Florida, St. Petersburg; A veterinarian and professional journalist and author of the book, Seven Modern Plagues




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Download April 5, 2014 Todays Topics Heartland virus disease, What do Americans think about vaccines?  05-04-2014 (24.41 MB)

Duration: 53:20 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

April 5, 2014 Todays Topics Heartland virus disease, What do Americans think about vaccines?

  • April 5, 2014 Todays Topics Heartland virus disease, What do Americans think about vaccines?
  • Guests include

    Daniel Pastula, MD, MHS, EIS Officer & Neurologist with CDC’s Arboviral Diseases Branch

    Rebecca Burkholder, Vice-President, Health Policy with the National Consumer League




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Download March 29, 2014 Todays topics Newshounds and Infectious Disease Bloggers  29-03-2014 (48.58 MB)

Duration: 53:04 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

March 29, 2014 Todays topics Newshounds and Infectious Disease Bloggers

  • March 29, 2014 Todays topics Newshounds and Infectious Disease Bloggers
  • Special guest co-host in the studio, Mike Coston from Avian Flu Diary and on the phone, Crawford (Crof) Kilian from H5N1


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Download March 22, 2014 Todays topics  Gnathostomiasis, Vaccinations  22-03-2014 (49.36 MB)

Duration: 53:55 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

March 22, 2014 Todays topics Gnathostomiasis, Vaccinations

  • March 22, 2014 Todays topics  Gnathostomiasis, Vaccinations
  • Guests include

    Rebecca A. Cole, PhD, Parasitologist, US Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center

    Tara Smith, PhD, Associate Professor with the Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, and Epidemiology at Kent State University College of Public Health and owner of the blog, Aetiology




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Download March 15, 2014 Todays topics  END7 campaign, Intravaginal ring  15-03-2014 (24.65 MB)

Duration: 53:51 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

March 15, 2014 Todays topics END7 campaign, Intravaginal ring

  • March 15, 2014 Todays topics  END7 campaign, Intravaginal ring
  • Guests include

    Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Managing director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Patrick F. Kiser Ph.D, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University




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Download March 8, 2014 Todays Topics Leishmaniasis, Polio-like paralysis  08-03-2014 (48.81 MB)

Duration: 53:19 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

March 8, 2014 Todays Topics Leishmaniasis, Polio-like paralysis

  • March 8, 2014 Todays Topics Leishmaniasis, Polio-like paralysis
  • Guests include

    Dr. Peter Hotez, president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine

    Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University




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Download March 1, 2014 Todays Topics Parasite case studies, C diff and fecal transplants  01-03-2014 (24.48 MB)

Duration: 53:28 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

March 1, 2014 Todays Topics Parasite case studies, C diff and fecal transplants

  • March 1, 2014 Todays Topics Parasite case studies, C diff and fecal transplants
  • Guests include

    Bobbi Pritt, MD, MSc, (D)TMH, Director, Clinical Parasitology and Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and owner of the blog, Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites

    Mark Smith, PhD (c), Research Director and co-founder at OpenBiome




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Download February 22, 2014 Todays Topic  Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm)  22-02-2014 (13.62 MB)

Duration: 29:45 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

February 22, 2014 Todays Topic Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm)

  • February 22, 2014 Todays Topic  Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm)
  • Todays guest

    Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine




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Download February 8, 2014 Todays topics  Gender differences in the treatment outcomes of HIV-infected jail detainees, HPV vaccine and sexual behavior  08-02-2014 (13.62 MB)

Duration: 29:46 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

February 8, 2014 Todays topics Gender differences in the treatment outcomes of HIV-infected jail detainees, HPV vaccine and sexual behavior

  • February 8, 2014 Todays topics  Gender differences in the treatment outcomes of HIV-infected jail detainees, HPV vaccine and sexual behavior
  • Guests include
     
    Jaimie P. Meyer, MD, Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, AIDS Program
     
    Jessica Kahn, MD, Division of adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center



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Download February 1, 2014 Todays Topics  Hookworm genome decoded, First Coast ID/CM symposium  01-02-2014 (13.4 MB)

Duration: 29:17 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

February 1, 2014 Todays Topics Hookworm genome decoded, First Coast ID/CM symposium

  • February 1, 2014 Todays Topics  Hookworm genome decoded, First Coast ID/CM symposium
  • Todays guests

    Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, Assistant professor of medicine and genetics and a member of The Genome Institute at the Washington University School of Medicine

    Diane C. Halstead, PhD, DABMM, FAAM, President and Co-Chair, FCID/CM Symposium

    Also: Norovirus on cruise ships 




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Download January 25, 2014 Todays topics  Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and H5N8 avian flu in South Korea  25-01-2014 (14 MB)

Duration: 30:36 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

January 25, 2014 Todays topics Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and H5N8 avian flu in South Korea

  • January 25, 2014 Todays topics  Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and H5N8 avian flu in South Korea
  • Todays guests

    Brandon Dominguez, DVM, Clinical Assistant Professor and Veterinarian in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Texas A and M University

    Michael Coston, Blogger and owner, Avian Flu Diary

    Also: Chikungunya update, Royal Caribbean outbreaks 




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Download January 18, 2014- Today's Topic: Influenza  18-01-2014 (27.9 MB)

Duration: 30:28 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

January 18, 2014- Today's Topic: Influenza

  • January 18, 2014- Today's Topic: Influenza
  • Today's guest:

    Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University to discuss the alphanumeric soup known as influenza




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Download January 11, 2014- Today's Topics: Powassan virus and Strep biofilm study  11-01-2014 (13.8 MB)

Duration: 30:09 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

January 11, 2014- Today's Topics: Powassan virus and Strep biofilm study

Download January 4, 2014- Today's Topics: Foodborne illness and Food Safety law  04-01-2014 (27.41 MB)

Duration: 29:56 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

January 4, 2014- Today's Topics: Foodborne illness and Food Safety law

  • January 4, 2014- Today's Topics: Foodborne illness and Food Safety law
  • Guests include:

    William D. Marler, Esq., Managing Partner, Marler Clark The Food Safety Law Firm and publisher of the website Food Safety News

    Also: West Nile in eagles, chikungunya update, influenza, Philippines measles 




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Download December 28, 2013-Today's Topics: "What's new on Avian Flu Diary?" and My Top 10 stories of 2013  28-12-2013 (13.81 MB)

Duration: 30:11 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

December 28, 2013-Today's Topics: "What's new on Avian Flu Diary?" and My Top 10 stories of 2013

  • December 28, 2013-Today's Topics: "What's new on Avian Flu Diary?" and My Top 10 stories of 2013
  • Today's Guest:

    Michael Coston, Blogger and owner of Avian Flu Diary

    Also

    My Top 10 Infectious disease/Outbreak stories of 2013




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Download December 21, 2013-Today's Topics: "Cannibal Sandwiches" and Chikungunya  21-12-2013 (27.42 MB)

Duration: 29:57 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

December 21, 2013-Today's Topics: "Cannibal Sandwiches" and Chikungunya

  • December 21, 2013-Today's Topics: "Cannibal Sandwiches" and Chikungunya
  • Guests include:

    Abbey Canon, DVM, MPH, LT, United States Public Health ServiceEpidemic Intelligence Service Officer, CDC and Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response, Wisconsin Division of Public Health

    Roger S. Nasci, PhD, Chief of the Arboviral Diseases Branch in the Division of Vector-Borne diseases at the CDC




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Download December 14, 2013-Today's Topics: Pertussis vaccine study  14-12-2013 (13.98 MB)

Duration: 30:32 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

December 14, 2013-Today's Topics: Pertussis vaccine study

  • December 14, 2013-Today's Topics: Pertussis vaccine study
  • Today's guest:

    Tod Merkel, PhD, Microbiologist, and the Principal Researcher for this study in FDA’s Office of Vaccines Research and Review in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

    Also discuss top infectious disease stories of the week 




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Download December 7, 2013-Today's Topics: GIANT Microbes and Tularemia in the US  07-12-2013 (27.64 MB)

Duration: 30:11 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

December 7, 2013-Today's Topics: GIANT Microbes and Tularemia in the US

  • December 7, 2013-Today's Topics: GIANT Microbes and Tularemia in the US
  • Guests include:

    Drew Oliver, Founder of GIANT Microbes

    Christina Nelson, MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical Epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases




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Download November 23, 2013: "What's New on Virology Blog?"  23-11-2013 (13.04 MB)

Duration: 28:29 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 64 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

November 23, 2013: "What's New on Virology Blog?"

  • November 23, 2013: "What's New on Virology Blog?"
  • Today's Guest:

    Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University to discuss “What’s New on Virology Blog?”




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Download November 16, 2013- Today's Topic: Valley Fever  16-11-2013 (27.8 MB)

Duration: 30:22 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

November 16, 2013- Today's Topic: Valley Fever

  • November 16, 2013- Today's Topic: Valley Fever
  • Today's guest:

    John Galgiani, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona, Director, Valley Fever Center for Excellence

    I go over the top infectious disease news stories of the week 




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