Miryam Z. Wahrman, PhD

Miryam Z. Wahrman, PhD, a professor of biology at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, where she specializes in microbiology, hand hygiene and the interactions between bacteria and environmental surfaces. Dr. Wahrman is also the author of The Hand Book: Surviving in a Germ-Filled World.

Diseases & Conditions

What You Still Don’t Know About The Coronavirus

Here are the facts you probably haven’t heard . . .

Wellness

The 6 Germ Hot Spots in Your Doctor’s Office

Your doctor’s office is likely a hotbed of germs that cause colds, flu, pneumonia and other serious infections. Here’s how to avoid those nasty bugs…

Flu

The Flu Is Easier to Catch Than We Thought

We’ve always known that it’s fairly easy to become infected with the flu virus, but new research has uncovered unexpected ways of getting sick.

Infections

A Pandemic Could Happen Again. Here’s Why

The next pandemic is just a matter of time. Here’s where it’s likely to come from, and how you can protect yourself.

Wellness

6 Germ Hot Spots You’ve Never Thought About

Whether it’s Zika virus, Ebola or MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), there is a long list of infectious diseases that…