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Sick girl in hospital

Multidrug-resistant infections rising in US kids

Over the 8-year study period MDR bacterial infections increased sevenfold.

Patient on oxygen

Slight decrease seen in US, European flu activity

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CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Completing the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Third report from Ebola Vaccine Team B highlights Ebola vaccine successes as well as gaps and challenges.

China Premiere Li Keqiang

H7N9 surge in China prompts high-level call for market closures

China's premier urges officials in affected areas to shutter live-poultry markets.

Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

Poultry swabbing in Laos

Four countries report H5N1 as H5N8 detections continue

Officials note new H5N1 outbreaks in India, Laos, Niger, and Vietnam.

Inside CIDRAP

Jan 9, 2017
New honors seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life” developed by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH, is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

Dec 20, 2016
The Atlantic
article on whether the next administration is ready to deal with an outbreak of pandemic flu or other emerging disease features commentary by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH.

Sep 21, 2016
Through a new collaborative called Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability (CARA), CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Feb 24, 2017
  • Zika vaccine targets
  • Yellow fever in Brazil
  • Canada beef irradiation
  • Candidate E coli vaccine
Feb 23, 2017
  • More H5N8 outbreaks
  • Zika testicular shrinkage
  • Polio still global emergency
  • Norovirus tracking

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Feb 24, 2017
  • New diagnostic tests
  • Antibiotic prescribing frequency
  • Possible Candida auris drug
  • MRSA pattern shifts

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The Osterholm Quote

"Last year we spent over a billion dollars researching new HIV vaccines … an important investment. But the best estimate we can come up with is we only spent about $35 million globally on … research on new game-changing flu vaccines."