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

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Robert Herriman on 31st Mar

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County received confirmation of a case of tuberculosis and is working with Pasco...

Robert Herriman on 07th Feb

There were 1888 cases of chronic hepatitis C reported in Hillsborough County last year, easily the most reported disease...

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Robert Herriman on 27th Aug

The investigational drug, at least partially credited for saving the life of 16-year-old Sebastian Deleon, the teen that...

Robert Herriman on 24th Aug

With the reports of five additional locally transmitted Zika virus infections in the state of Florida, including the first...

Robert Herriman on 23rd Aug

A non-travel related case of Zika virus has been reported in Pinellas County today, one of five new cases reported statewide...

Robert Herriman on 19th Aug

Local transmission of Zika virus is in Florida and today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health...

Robert Herriman on 08th Aug

The number of sexually transmitted infections reported in Hillsborough County during the first six months of 2016 are being...

Robert Herriman on 30th Jul

A September 2014 sewer line break in St. Petersburg, Florida dumped 500,000 gallons untreated wastewater into neighborhoods...

Robert Herriman on 28th Jul

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious and vaccine preventable respiratory disease. It is caused...

Robert Herriman on 23rd Jul

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported an additional Vibrio vulnificus case in the state Friday with the second...