Dr. Philip M. Tierno, the NYU Medical Center director of clinical microbiology and diagnostic immunology, shares the story of bacteria,viruses, and prions and their myriad effects on human beings. From toxic shock syndrome to Lyme disease to diarrheal infections of the Third World, Tierno offers a broad overview of the impact of these microbes on the world today. He also addresses germ warfare, anthrax and other possible bioweapons.
Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to 2/14/02 when Dr. Philip M. Tierno discussed bacteria, viruses, and prions and their myriad effects on human beings, including toxic shock syndrome and Lyme disease.
2nd hour guest, NYU Medical Center's Dr. Phillip Tierno, the author of The Secret Life of Germs, discussed recent outbreaks of drug resistant bacteria. Specifically, he addressed "community acquired" MRSA staph infections that begin with a slight reddening of the skin, but can quickly escalate into pain, fever and a serious health risk. Citing the overuse of antibiotics as leading... More »
Glenn Steckling discussed the preponderance of visual evidence for unusual structures and activities on the moon. His revision of his late father's book, "Alien Bases on the Moon," includes many of these photographs. Glenn also discussed his father's close relationship with the well-known contactee George Adamski, who served as a mentor to Fred Steckling and gave him his ET/UFO... More »
Dr. Philip Tierno the director of clinical microbiology and diagnostic immunology at NYU Medical Center was Wednesday night's guest. Discussing the recent SARS outbreak, he said the virus appeared to have three means of transmission: person to person, contact with inanimate objects, and airborne (such as with a sneeze or cough).