Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

Ebola levels on the rise in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Although Liberia had no new cases, Guinea reported 51 and Sierra Leone 81 as response hurdles emerge.

EU Ebola conference airs response needs, long-term goals

A Doctors without Borders official said the fatality rate in Ebola treatment centers is still an appalling 50%.

Saudi MERS deaths reach 400 as cases surge

The Saudi government reports 15 MERS cases and 6 deaths over 3 days and promises weekly reports.

Chikungunya vaccine looks promising in phase 1 trial

Immune outcomes are promising, but the level of serious adverse events is a concern.


Mar 4, 2015
Grand Challenges Research Strategies Group recently formed to help shape research priorities at the University of Minnesota includes Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, among the distinguished faculty members in the group.

Mar 2, 2015
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) highlights CIDRAP alongside WHO and CDC in review of online resources providing extensive information on infectious diseases and outbreaks.

Feb 26, 2015
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) hosted a presentation and discussion on Ebola and vaccination led by Editorial Director Jim Wappes and Project Manager Carlos Cruz.

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