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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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BARDA support paves way for at-home flu tests

Migraine in young man

Study details neuro, psychological problems in Ebola survivors

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

Tuberculosis in lungs

South African TB study finds lower death rate with bedaquiline

"Our results justify consideration for revised recommendations from WHO and wider use of bedaquiline," the authors write.

Red fox in the wild

Clues in forest food web help predict Lyme risk

Among the findings: abundant acorns and few predators of rodents help boost tick levels.

Man with oxygen mask

UK officials recommend limits on antibiotics for COPD

COPD patients often get multiple courses of antibiotics that may be inappropriate.

Blood transfusion bags

FDA revises Zika testing for blood donations to allow pooled screening

The FDA said it will continue to monitor the situation closely and that a new mosquito-borne threat would trigger individual donation testing in affected areas.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

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 13, 2018
  • First smallpox drug approved
  • Suspected Ebola cases
Jul 12, 2018
  • US drug shortage task force
  • TB vaccine candidates
  • Fractional dosing for yellow fever
  • Influenza B in pigs
  • Avian flu outbreaks

Food Safety Scan

Jul 13, 2018
  • More Honey Smacks Salmonella
  • Food safety funds for states

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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]."