Author Archives: Jason "Germ Guy" Tetro

The Science Behind Mom’s Cold and Flu Remedies…

Hey everyone, It has been quite the week for good germs. First, a story coming out of Australia revealed how the use of one particular probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, can help to alleviate peanut allergies.  Although the paper is not … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Globalizing…

Hey everyone, It’s been a rather hectic week as I’ve had the honour of discussing several topics very close to me. From antibiotic alternatives in agriculture to the concept of how microbes may control our moods, it’s been a combination of … Continue reading

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Coffee Is For Talking, Not Germs…

It’s only a week into the year and germs are already a hot topic! The rapid rise of the flu has been the most prominent headline.  But I’ve been talking about several other issues from the impact microbes have on the mind … Continue reading

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Experiments in sciPOP: Of Flu Vaccines and Sports Teams…

My how time flies… When I last wrote here, it was October and now here we are in 2015! So, first off… HAPPY NEW YEAR! I would also like to say to all the new people who are following this blog… … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Ebola

I won’t lie to you: being a germevangelist is not an enviable position when it comes to deadly pathogens. It’s not just Ebola; others such as MERS, avian influenza, and tuberculosis also fit the bill. Trying to foster a good relationship … Continue reading

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What Are YOUR “Big Idea” Germ Questions?

As you might expect, the last few weeks have been rather busy for me. The rapid expansion of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to dozens of interviews and several column entries. I have to say, I am … Continue reading

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When It Comes To sciPOP, Controversy Quells

Since I last wrote, I have been working hard behind the scenes on a number of projects and hope to have more updates soon. Some piece have come out including a rather fun video made with the amazing team at Huffington … Continue reading

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