Raw milk in barn

CDC issues raw milk Brucella warning for 4 states

The CDC says everyone who consumed milk from Udder Milk in the past 6 months should receive antibiotics.

Deadliest Enemy book cover
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.)


New malaria parasite discovered in bonobos

DNA molecules

Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea

In South Korea, H5N6 developments in poultry prompted a move to the highest avian flu alert level.

Neutrophil ingesting MRSA

Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans

Over 90% of the world's population live in a nation that has created or is working on an action plan.

TB xray

Global health ministers commit to end TB

Commitments included scaling up research investments and building a framework for country accountability on steps to reach the declaration's goals.


To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses

Scientists can't be sure phage therapy saved a man's life, but it holds much promise in treating dangerous superbugs.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Oct 25, 2017
CIDRAP been selected
to work closely with the World Health Organization to develop research and development roadmaps for the creation of medical countermeasures targeting Ebola/Marburg, Nipah, and Lassa viruses.

Oct 12, 2017
Commentary on CDC's past, present, and future challenges
 in supporting the global health security agenda, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

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

More Inside CIDRAP


Nov 21, 2017
  • Zika spread, complications
  • Monkeypox in Nigeria
Nov 20, 2017
  • Saudi MERS case
  • Zika in Miami-Dade
  • Plague in Madagascar

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Nov 21, 2017
  • Rise in Candida auris cases
  • Stewardship via telemedicine


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The Osterholm Quote

​"Today, we see millions of people going around the world every day on airplanes, and with that, they can spread [a pandemic flu] virus very quickly, and unbeknownst to them that they might be infected, spread it very quickly.​"