ACIP drops preference for nasal-spray flu vaccine in kids

Faced with new data, the ACIP drops its preference for nasal-spray flu vaccine in 2- to 8-year-olds.

New Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines: Report & Analysis

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

CDC puts C difficile burden at 453,000 cases, 29,000 deaths

The CDC says the findings point to a need for better antibiotic stewardship and infection control.

Obstacles slow Ebola progress in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Officials reported fewer new cases overall last week than the week befeore, but progress stalled in Sierra Leone.

Experts air concerns about federal gain-of-function review

Two experts cite a perceived lack of public and global input, as well as potential conflict of interest.


Jan 15, 2015
Fast-Track Development of Ebola Vaccines: Principles and Target Product Criteria, a draft road map for the expedited development, testing, manufacture, delivery, and financing of Ebola vaccines, is released by CIDRAP and the Wellcome Trust.

Jan 7, 2015
Methods of auditing Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) are addressed in a paper co-authored by senior veterinary epidemiologist Jamie Umber, DVM, MPH, published in Foodborne Pathogens and Disease.

Jan 1, 2015
Donations to support CIDRAP’s mission to reduce illness and death from infectious diseases now come from 34 states within the US and 8 different countries. 

More Inside CIDRAP


Feb 26, 2015
  • Meningitis B vaccine recommendation
  • Pneumonia in kids
  • New antibiotic approved
Feb 25, 2015
  • New MERS case, study
  • Measles surge in Europe
  • Group B mening vaccine

Flu Scan

Feb 26, 2015
  • Flu vaccine strain selection
  • H7N9 in China


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