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Report cites progress, gaps in global AMR efforts

Of nations surveyed, 60% have developed a national action plan and 33% are working on one.

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Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak

Urgent care prescribing

Study spotlights inappropriate prescribing in urgent care

Almost half of patients with respiratory infections improperly get antibiotics.

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Cyclospora outbreaks grow in Midwest, Texas

More cases have been reported in 2 outbreaks, one linked to Del Monte veggie trays and the other to McDonald's salads.

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Novartis drops antibiotic development program

The decision means the firm will no longer work on several antimicrobial projects in development.

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BARDA support paves way for at-home flu tests

BARDA will provide $24 million in initial funds to 2 companies to advance tests for influenza A and B.

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Study details neuro, psychological problems in Ebola survivors

Depression, headaches, and insomnia are just some of the often debilitating symptoms.

Inside CIDRAP

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Jun 8, 2018
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has been selected by the US Department of State as one of five 2018 US Science Envoys. As a Science Envoy for Health Security, Dr. Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.

Mar 1, 2018
The CIDRAP News article “To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses” by Chris Dall, MA, has won third place in the "trade publications/newsletter" category in the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.

Jan 11, 2018
Second cohort of undergraduate students has completed CIDRAP’s new Honors Seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life”.  Created and facilitated by CIDRAP Deputy Director, Jill DeBoer, MPH, the seminar is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Jul 18, 2018
  • California infant pertussis death
  • PPE doffing and contamination risk
  • Avian flu outbreaks in poultry
  • Sex differences and flu
Jul 17, 2018
  • Novel antiviral for high-risk flu
  • Aedes vertical Zika spread
  • Ebola antibody therapy

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Jul 18, 2018
  • Best antibiotic practices for farms
  • Colistin resistance and MCR-1
  • Antibiotic persistence in goat's milk

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The Osterholm Quote

“We have to find out what it is. Is it wildlife? We're not any farther along in preventing [illnesses] today than we were back [in May and June]."