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Robert Herriman

Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Global Dispatch. Robert has been covering news in the areas of health, world news and politics for a variety of online news sources. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the website, Outbreak News Today and hosts the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on http://1380thebiz.com/ Follow @bactiman63

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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India: Anthrax cases rise in Visakha Agency

The number of cutaneous anthrax cases in Visakha Agency in northern Andhra Pradesh, India has risen since first reported a week ago with the case tally is now in the dozens. Anthrax image/Janice Carr-CDC Nineteen More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Zika: Panama reports 4 microcephaly cases, 5th country to report according to PAHO

The Panamanian Health Ministry reported Wednesday four babies born with the birth defect, microcephaly, which are linked to Zika virus infection. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany According to a More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Multistate Listeria outbreak linked to frozen vegetables send 8 to the hospital

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of listeriosis More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Peru reports locally transmitted Zika infections

Just a month after Peruvian health officials reported a sexually transmitted case of Zika virus infection in Lima, The Ministry of Health (MoH) is reporting this week three indigenous cases. Image/CIA The cases, two More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Sweden: Salmonella outbreak linked to salami, dozens sickened

Swedish health authorities, Folkhälsomyndigheten (computer translated) reported that at least 39 people have been taken ill with salmonella between mid March and mid April. Salmonella image/CDC Testing revealed More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Mauritius ‘pink eye’ outbreak: More than 1200 cases in past three weeks

The Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life issued an update on the conjunctivitis, or pink eye outbreak on the island in the Indian Ocean. Bad case of pink eye Image/Video Screen Shot According to health More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Fiji: Leptospirosis cases climb to 166

The Fiji Health Ministry reported 166 leptospirosis cases as of Apr. 30, up 100 cases from earlier in the month, local media reports. Image/National Park Service The Ministry is working to address the increase in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Mississippi officials monitor residents exposed to measles in Memphis area

In the past month, health officials in Shelby County, Tennessee reported six confirmed measles cases in the Memphis area. Measles rashImage/CDC Now Mississippi health officials report monitoring four unimmunized More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Disney Wonder: CDC reports additional cases in gastrointestinal outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vessel Sanitation Program reported a gastrointestinal outbreak onboard the Disney Cruise Line ship, Disney Wonder, on Friday and at the time, 97 cases More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Zika in Florida: 1st Martin County case, 6th pregnant woman

Florida health officials reported today that three additional travel associated Zika virus cases were reported, bringing the state total to 99. Martin County Florida mapImage/David Benbennick Martin County saw their More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Austin Petersen on Healthcare, Indiana mumps outbreak

Libertarian Presidential candidate, Austin Petersen joined me during the first half of the May 1 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to talk about healthcare issues from a Libertarian perspective. Image/Robert More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Obamacare: Republicans should say ‘Repeal and acknowledge’ not ‘Repeal and replace’

We keep hearing the various Republican Presidential candidates respond to Obamacare in the same fashion–something along the lines of “repeal and replace”. Photo/donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com During More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Gary Johnson is ‘very marijuana focused’, ‘One issue candidacy’: Petersen

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson is well know and quite outspoken concerning his views on the legalization of marijuana and was until recently, the CEO of the company More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Broward County reports two additional Zika virus cases

Florida health officials announced Friday that two additional travel-associated Zika virus cases were reported in Broward County, bringing the county total to 15. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany Statewide, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Austin Petersen takes on occupational licensing at Stossel debate

While Republican Presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump bellows loudly, “I will be the greatest jobs President that God ever created”, most of America acknowledges that no President or any other part More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Trump reveals his big government side in Town Hall

While so much media air-time has been focused on the drama surrounding Donald Trump, campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski and reporter Michelle Fields, Mr Trump said something very important that many are not noticing. Republican More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Ted Cruz: Slippery on positions, a neoconservative and Glenn Beck

The unfortunate thing during the GOP presidential primary season today is for people that love liberty, smaller government both in foreign and domestic spending and a more reasonable foreign policy, there is truly More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton’s Constitutional illiteracy

Democratic Presidential candidate and 1973 graduate of Yale Law School, Hillary Clinton, during a sitdown interview on the Steve Harvey show demonstrated her ineptitude concerning our most important founding documents. When More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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Rand Paul, Justin Amash and Judge Napolitano on Apple

While the top Presidential candidates are for the power grab by the government over Apple or totally wishy washy not wanting to offend their supporters; however, their are those who truly support the fourth amendment More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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Apple vs the Feds: Where do the top Presidential candidates stand?

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, released a statement about the federal government’s demands on the company concerning the San Bernandino attackers iPhone earlier this week: photo donkeyhotey [email protected] “The More...

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