Germaphobia and Filthy Lucre

The reality is that we live in a germy world teeming with microbes including viruses, bacteria, fungi and the like. We are vastly outnumbered by these microbes which it has been estimated make up over half the living mass on earth. Bacteria are everywhere – in, on and...

Infection in Fiction and Real Life

As a specialist in infectious diseases (ID) and author of an indie ID thriller novel “Yellow Death” (with more in the works), I’ve decided to start a blog on infectious diseases not only as I come across them in my fiction reading (e.g. the Andromeda Strain...