MFF0003: The meningococcus


One of my greatest peeves and something that annoys me no end is when an illness is referred to as 'meningococcal' and that word is used as a noun when it is an adjective, that is, a describing word.

MFF0002: Golden staph


If you read a newspaper or listen to the news on the radio or watch the news on TV you’d think golden staph was a so-called superbug.

MFF0001: The pilot

Gary Lum

I started Medical Fun Facts after a friend at work asked that whenever I visit her at her workstation I share with her a medical fun fact. Given my knowledge-base is focused mainly on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, some aspects of pathology and a little bit about health emergency management, this podcast will probably reflect …