Welcome

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Credit: NIAID

After the UN declaration on AMR, what comes next?

UN agencies and member states have the difficult task of turning commitments into action.

Lab worker PCR test
Oral polio vaccine

Last steps in polio eradication prove challenging

Infant vaccination

Americas region first to achieve measles elimination

After a rigorous 6-year review, an expert panel declares the region the first in the world to eliminate the disease.

Aedes aegypti mosquito

Four suspected Zika microcephaly cases in Thailand

Also, Florida, the Philippines, and Singapore report more locally acquired cases.

Poultry farmer in Palestine

FAO warns of H5N1 threat to Middle East

Recent outbreaks in Iraq and Lebanon pose a risk to other nations because of political instability and a host of other factors.

Aerial spraying airplane

Officials: Aerial spraying cut Zika mosquitoes in Miami

A report today says spraying with naled and Bti to target Aedes aegypti was effective.

WHO flag

WHO names candidates for next director-general

Five of the six candidates are medical doctors, and four have served as health ministers.

Inside CIDRAP

Sep 21, 2016
Through a new collaborative called Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability (CARA), CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

Sep 9, 2016
Science editorial "Ebola and Zika: Cautionary tales" by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

Jan 29, 2016
New York Times editorial on Zika epidemic and why we need to be proactive regarding infectious diseases, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Sep 28, 2016
  • H5N1 in Nigeria
  • Florida dengue case
  • Novel coronavirus
Sep 26, 2016
  • Waning pertussis vaccine effect
  • 'Handshake' drug stewardship
  • Chikungunya spike
  • E coli in beef
  • Yellow fever in Congo
  • Two-dose flu vaccination

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan

Sep 22, 2016
  • New AMR 'conscience' alliance
  • Campylobacter resistance

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3MGilead Become an underwriter»

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news.

Sign up now»

The Osterholm Quote

"If the world is going to come to grips with the inevitability of antimicrobial resistance, we need a new game plan to deal with it. This meeting represents the first critical step in any journey moving forward."