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CDC: Salmonella cases in 40 states tied to live poultry

The outbreak with links to chicks and ducklings involves four different strains.

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CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines

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

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Liberia reports first Ebola case in 3 months

The new case involves a 17-year-old boy whose illness wasn't detected until he died, which is bad news for outbreak containment.

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South Korea MERS totals grow by 1 infection, 1 death

The new MERS case involves a health worker, the country's 36th such case.

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Doctor's illness pushes Korea's MERS total to 181

The doctor is the 4th infected at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, and deaths rise to 31.

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Korea MERS cases at 180; studies note outbreak patterns

A caregiver who died visited several facilities, and 3 studies note transmission patterns.

Inside CIDRAP

Jun 17, 2015
University of Minnesota Regents Professorship awarded to Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Created in 1965, the Regents Professorship is the highest faculty recognition given by the university, and Osterholm's honor is the first ever for the School of Public Health. Regents Professors exhibit outstanding scholarly or artistic work, high-quality teaching, and extensive contributions to the public good.

Mar 4, 2015
Grand Challenges Research Strategies Group recently formed to help shape research priorities at the University of Minnesota includes Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, among the distinguished faculty members in the group.

Mar 2, 2015
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) highlights CIDRAP alongside WHO and CDC in review of online resources providing extensive information on infectious diseases and outbreaks.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Jul 02, 2015
  • MERS in South Korea
  • Saudi MERS cases
  • H5N1 in Egypt
  • US Ebola monitoring
Jul 01, 2015
  • National Ebola center
  • H pylori vaccine tests well
  • Pandemrix-narcolepsy study

Food Outbreak Scan

Jul 02, 2015
  • Cyclospora in Texas
  • Tainted chicken entrees

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The Osterholm Quote

"Do we need to make these buildings much more airtight and the air be filtered? That in fact could be a possibility."