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Zika vaccine prevents pregnancy spread, testicle damage in mice

A single dose of the live-attenuated vaccine prevents transmission to the offspring of pregnant mice, as well as preventing testicular damage in male mice.

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New Osterholm Book

'Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs'

New book serves as call to action against infectious disease threats and includes 9-point "battle plan." (Also, listen to Outbreak News Today interview.)

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US panel advises on AMR reduction in humans, animals

Recommendations focus on public-private R&D funding, incentives, and other steps.

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New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases

About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.

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Study: HPV screen bests Pap smear at detecting cervical cancer

The study involved almost 5,000 women in a country with high vaccine uptake.

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WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development

Drugs in the pipeline will add little to the arsenal and will not be enough to tackle AMR, experts say.

Raw milk

CDC issues alert over raw milk and Brucella infection

Hundreds who may have drunk contaminated raw milk may be unaware of the risk.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Sep 13, 2017
STAT commentary on influenza vaccine safety
 and possible link to miscarriages, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

May 24, 2017
Fortune editorial on proposed cuts to domestic and international public health preparedness and medical research, and how they put Americans’ health in serious danger, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

Apr 21, 2017
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, featured in Fortune’s34 leaders who are changing health care”.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Sep 22, 2017
  • MERS in UAW
  • Vaccine-related polio
  • More chikungunya in France, Italy
  • Waning flu vaccine protection
  • H5N8 in South Africa
Sep 21, 2017
  • H3N2v flu in fairgoers
  • Flu vaccine in low-income nations
  • EU malaria transmission

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Sep 22, 2017
  • One Health stewardship
  • MRSA risk in the home
  • Resistant farm E coli in China

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The Osterholm Quote

"[Flu vaccine effectiveness is] much more complicated than we thought. I know less about influenza today than I did 10 years ago."