Ebola DRC temperature taking

Ebola returns to Beni—survivor transmission suspected

The new Beni case is among 6 reported today, bringing the outbreak total to 859 cases.

Patient receiving hospital care

CDC: Flu activity reaches new seasonal high

Patient receiving IV therapy

Plazomicin for tough infections: a tale of 2 clinical trials

Approved for URI but not CRE, the drug might offer off-label prospects for the latter.

Ebola DRC decontamination

More Ebola in DRC as nurse's murder halts efforts in Vuhovi

Officials halted surveillance activities in Vuhovi after a nurse from Bisongo was killed.

Flu vaccine syringe in doctor's hands

WHO changes H1N1 flu vaccine strain, punts on H3N2

The experts plan to announce a decision on the H3N2 strain on Mar 21.

African woman with baby

Ebola vaccine to be given to pregnant, lactating women

Also, 3 new cases raise the outbreak total to 848, including 529 deaths.

Pregnant woman

Antifungal drug during pregnancy tied to miscarriage, birth defects

Fluconazole during early pregnancy was linked to a more than double risk of miscarriage.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Jan 14, 2019
CIDRAP has received a $5.4 million gift from the Walton Family Foundation to address significant drug and medical supply shortages experienced globally.

Oct 16, 2018
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has a commentary in JAMA detailing why our vulnerability to pandemic flu could be greater today than a century ago.

Jun 8, 2018
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has been selected by the US Department of State as one of five 2018 US Science Envoys. As a Science Envoy for Health Security, Dr. Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.

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  • Zika monoclonal antibody trial
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Feb 21, 2019
  • European flu vaccine protection
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Feb 22, 2019
  • Antibiotic Rx for skin infections
  • MCR-1, MCR-3 hybrid E coli


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The Osterholm Quote

"People have to understand the significance of this. We can't wait until we have the first [human CWD] cases coming."