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Highly drug-resistant TB spreading person to person: study

TB resistant to at least 4 antibiotics is primarily spreading person to person in South Africa.

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CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Completing the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Third report from Ebola Vaccine Team B highlights Ebola vaccine successes as well as gaps and challenges.

Vaccine development

New $460 million effort takes aim at MERS, Lassa, Nipah

CEPI, a vaccine development partnership, was created in the wake of Ebola.

Holding a chicken

Chinese team posts analysis of early, sudden H7N9 spike

In some hard-hit areas, sampling of poultry environments in December showed increased virus levels compared with that time in past waves.

Caged chickens

H5N8 turns up in Greek poultry, Chinese zoo swans

In addition to widespread H5N8, H5N1 is confirmed in Nigeria and H5N6 in Japan.

Ebola vaccine trial

As Ebola interest ebbs, experts push for optimal vaccines, readiness

New report recommends how to move forward with vaccines and position global health for the next outbreak.

Inside CIDRAP

Jan 9, 2017
New honors seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life” developed by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH, is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

Dec 20, 2016
The Atlantic
article on whether the next administration is ready to deal with an outbreak of pandemic flu or other emerging disease features commentary by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH.

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.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Jan 20, 2017
  • US Zika cases
  • Seoul virus in rat breeders
  • NIH director stays
  • Avian flu outbreaks
  • HPV rates in men
Jan 19, 2017
  • Avian flu in Europe, India, Niger
  • Sepsis and antibiotic Rx
  • More yellow fever in Brazil
  • Meningococcal protection
  • Pre-surgery baths

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Jan 20, 2017
  • Antiviral-resistant H1N1 flu
  • Fecal transplants for C diff

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