Robert Herriman

In addition to his work on the Tampa Dispatch, Robert is the Editor-in-Chief of the health and disease website, Outbreak News Today and the Executive editor of The Global Dispatch. He also hosts the Tampa-based radio show, Outbreak News This Week on am 1380 The Biz

amoeba awareness
Robert Herriman on 13th Oct

The Fourth Annual Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness Beach Walk is scheduled for Saturday, November 2 at St....

Robert Herriman on 10th Oct

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in an update today on the lung injury cases and deaths associated...

teacher
Robert Herriman on 08th Oct

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced his proposal to increase the minimum salary for teachers across the state....

Robert Herriman on 25th May

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 On this week’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show in the Tampa Bay area, two important...

miltefosine
Robert Herriman on 19th May

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 Naegleria fowleri is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It...

Robert Herriman on 11th May

Naegleria fowleri, or the “brain-eating amoeba” is a parasite commonly found in warm freshwater (e.g. lakes,...

Robert Herriman on 21st Apr

Florida is one of some 18 states experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak, reporting 1359 cases since 2018. The Tampa Bay area...

Robert Herriman on 06th Apr

Vaccination is the best way to prevent hepatitis A Hillsborough County health officials are encouraging patrons of the Sandpiper...

Robert Herriman on 03rd Dec

Hillsborough County health officials have reported an unprecedented number of hepatitis A cases in 2018. Through Nov. 21,...

Robert Herriman on 18th Mar

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group reported today that aerialist, Yann Arnaud, 38 had died from his injuries following...