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At universities, Ebola threat sparks range of travel warnings, limits

Guidance ranges from advising against travel to limiting travel but allowing appeals to banning travel, with a possible impact of limiting volunteers to the outbreak region.

Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine policies

President Obama says policies based on fear rather science could discourage volunteers.

CDC, some states differ over quarantine for Ebola responders

The CDC unveils more specific guidance for monitoring those entering the US.

CSL-Novartis deal includes US cell-based flu vaccine plant

The $275 million deal will make the company the second leading player in the $4 billion global flu vaccine market.

Ebola confirmed in NYC doctor as WHO warns about Mali

Mixed news on Ebola: case confirmation in NYC doctor, nurse released from hospital, and concern over Mali case.

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RECENT HAPPENINGS

Oct 16, 2014
Response to statements falsely attributed to CIDRAP regarding Ebola transmission.

Oct 15, 2014
Ebola corporate preparedness and risk assessment webinar featured Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and Myles Druckman, MD, of International SOS Assistance, Inc. The webinar included participants from 6 countries and 23 states. A recording of the webinar is available for purchase.

Oct 14, 2014
Symposium on Ebola: Crisis, Context, and Response, hosted by Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, featured Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Video of the lecture is available here.

Oct 10, 2014
Public Health in the Age of Ebola in West Africa viewpoint by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Medical Director Kristine Moore, MD, MPH, and Lawrence Gostin, JD, Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law, is published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Oct 9, 2014
Science Museum of Minnesota “Social Science” event attended by more than 1,500 people includes a presentation on Ebola by program coordinator Natalie Vestin, MPH.

Oct 7, 2014
McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health awarded to Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

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NEWS SCAN

Oct 30, 2014
  • 3 new Saudi MERS cases
  • Polio update
  • Leprosy in US
Oct 29, 2014
  • 6 Saudi MERS cases
  • FDA OK's group B mening vaccine
  • Delamanid for MDR-TB
  • Twitter flu forecasting
  • Global outbreak increase

Avian Flu Scan

Oct 27, 2014
  • H10N8 avian flu in animal workers
  • Numerous H5 outbreaks in China

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The Osterholm Quote

"We need a lot more information about the virology, the clinical presentation and the epidemiology of this virus [Ebola]. Nobody underestimates the difficulty of doing that research in these settings, but it is really important to get this information."