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WHO urges caution amid Ebola decline in DRC

As if to illustrate the point, cases surged by 14 today, lifting the outbreak total to 3,113 infections.

Premature infant

'Microbiome scar' from prolonged antibiotics noted in preemies

Dangerous microbes are gaining a foothold.

Sore throat exam

UK researchers detail new Strep A strain behind rise in scarlet fever

Incidence of the strain increased from 5% of northwest London isolates in 2014 to 33% in 2016.

Trip to DR Congo Ebola front lines

Azar, Redfield among US officials heading to DRC to assess Ebola

Cases have grown to 3,084, including 2,070 deaths.

Stuart Levy, MD

Science world mourns passing of prominent voice on antibiotic resistance

Stuart Levy, MD, who years ago warned about antibiotic overuse, died last week.

Health worker with patient in DR Congo

With Ebola cases rising, officials launch new infection control steps

People often turn first to local clinics, which aren't as prepared to detect the virus.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Jul 25, 2019
A CIDRAP-led team published an article in mBio on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in cervids and implications for prion transmission to other animals and humans (Osterholm et al).

Jul 14, 2019
In an interview on IDstewardship.com, CIDRAP-ASP outreach coordinator Marnie Peterson, PharmD, PhD, and research associate Natalie Vestin, MPH, speak with Timothy Gauthier, PharmD, about the origins of the program, our current activities, and plans for the future.

Jun 30, 2019
CIDRAP-ASP outreach director Marnie Peterson, PharmD, PhD, was the Snowdon Speaker at the Australian Society for Microbiology 2019 Annual Conference, where she gave a presentation on "Reimagining Antimicrobials and Anti-infective Development Strategies."

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Sep 13, 2019
  • Polio in 4 nations
  • Salmonella papaya outbreak
  • Malaria vaccine in Kenya
Sep 12, 2019
  • More DRC Ebola cases
  • Global vaccine summit
  • Cytomegalovirus vaccine trial

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Sep 13, 2019
  • India joins antibiotic R&D hub
  • Resistant infections in African infants
  • Antibiotics in UK poultry

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The Osterholm Quote

"Given the longer hold times of these kids ... this is a perfect recipe for an influenza outbreak in the kids, which will in turn seed the adult population, both detainees and workers, for a much higher risk of influenza."