In this Outbreak NewsBites podcast, I look briefly at new research from the University of South Florida (USF) on Zika virus vertical transmission. See the paper here: Zika Virus–Infected Decidual Cells Elicit a Gestational Age–Dependent Innate Immune Response and Exaggerate Trophoblast Zika Permissiveness: Implication for Vertical Transmission  Continue Reading

Donald A. Henderson is credited with eliminating smallpox on the globe. A great scientist and public health official who headed the World Health Organization’s smallpox division years ago. Dr. Henderson died in 2016, but his words concerning dealing with pandemics, particularly on what not to do,  are clearly spelled outContinue Reading

The 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, has come under fire for his racist history once again, and this time Princeton University will be removing his name from the School of Public and International Affairs. President Eisgruber’s message HERE In this podcast, I look at how Princeton hasContinue Reading

In this podcast, I look at the Commissioner of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Dr. Oxiris Barbot and some of the things she said and encouraged at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Could she be the worst public health official in America? Related: Coronavirus: A crisis tailor madeContinue Reading

On today’s show, I talk to the author of the book, The Naked Socialist, Paul Skousen. What is socialism? What is the history with socialism and force? What happened in Jamestown? and the discussion of rights and more are discussed in the interview. The Robert Herriman Show on Apple PodcastsContinue Reading

The Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 outbreak has consumed everything lately–from media to government. My guest today says crises of all kinds, whether economic, political, military, or health, send ideologues scrambling to explain how such events fit neatly into their worldview. In fact, political partisans often attempt to paint anyContinue Reading

A “bottlenecker” is a person who advocates for the creation or perpetuation of government regulation, particularly an occupational license, to restrict entry into his or her occupation, thereby accruing an economic advantage without a benefit to consumers. On today’s show, I want to look at bottleneckers, in particular occupation licensure.Continue Reading