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EV-D68 cases jump to 443 as neuro illnesses probed

The CDC reports 166 new cases and is investigating 9 neurologic illnesses in Colorado.

American doctor exposed to Ebola hospitalized at NIH facility

Airlifted out of Sierra Leone yesterday, a US doctor will be enrolled in a clinical trial.

Global health security summit puts sights on Ebola threat

As the outbreak tops 3,000 deaths, nations gather to push a global health plan.

CDC unveils 6-phase pandemic response blueprint

The plan aims at providing clearer guidance on the timing of key actions like vaccinations.

WHO: Switch 2 of 3 strains in 2015 flu vaccine

Signs of antigenic drift led the WHO to changing two of the vaccine's strains for the Southern Hemisphere.

US policy pushes institutions to scrutinize dual-use research

The new policy, which calls on scientists to flag their own experiments as DURC, was met with mixed reviews.

Ebola activity escalates over large part of epidemic region

Although Ebola activity in Guinea may have stabilized, cases continue to rise briskly in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Sep 11, 2014
Editorial on the Ebola epidemic by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, published in The New York Times addresses two possible scenarios and what needs to be done now.

Aug 1, 2014
Editorial on Ebola by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, published in The Washington Post.

Jul 31, 2014
CIDRAP News readership growth continues: daily e-mail subscribers now exceed 5,700, @CIDRAP Twitter followers have increased to more than 3,500, and website users for the year-to-date are up 49% over 2013.

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The Osterholm Quote

“How will we contain this virus? I think ultimately it’s going to be vaccine, but that’s many months off. So get ready to deal with this for many more months to come.”