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Antibiotic resistance

CDC plots out impact of drug-resistant infection, C diff interventions

Coordination among health facilities can cut both disease burdens.

Ebola Vaccine Team B report cover
CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Panel of experts convened by the Wellcome Trust and CIDRAP lays out recommendations for the expedient development of Ebola vaccines. Ebola Team B page.

David Nabarro, United Nations

WHO Ebola-related emergency response reforms advance

The WHO announces a unified program for health emergencies, vaccine support, and other reforms.

HPV vaccination

CDC says 40% of teen girls lack HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake, though up slightly, was just 60% in girls and 42% in boys.

FedEx plane

FedEx bans select agents after DoD anthrax lapses

Also, a Nature editorial says the DoD's anthrax missteps highlight regulation inequalities.

Inside CIDRAP

Jun 17, 2015
University of Minnesota Regents Professorship awarded to Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Created in 1965, the Regents Professorship is the highest faculty recognition given by the university, and Osterholm's honor is the first ever for the School of Public Health. Regents Professors exhibit outstanding scholarly or artistic work, high-quality teaching, and extensive contributions to the public good.

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.

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NEWS SCAN

Aug 04, 2015
  • Ebola vaccine trial
  • Legionellosis in South Bronx
  • Raw milk cheese
  • Childhood vaccine coadministration
  • Vaccination attitudes
Aug 03, 2015
  • MERS in Saudi Arabia
  • More chikungunya cases
  • CDC infectious disease funding
  • Salmonella from live poultry

Flu Scan

Aug 03, 2015
  • AI in Vietnam and Taiwan
  • Flu vaccine cost saving

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The Osterholm Quote

"This will go down in history as one of those hallmark public health efforts."