Indiana HIV outbreak grows, prompts national alert

Amid rising drug-related HIV cases in a rural Indiana community, the CDC issues a nationwide alert.

New Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Panel of experts convened by the Wellcome Trust and CIDRAP lays out recommendations for the expedient development of Ebola vaccines.

Reports detail experimental Ebola treatment, virus evolution

Separate reports describe using TKM-Ebola and convalescent serum, as well as minimal virus changes.

USDA hopes weather will help as H5N2 outbreaks mount

Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.

WHO: Stall in Ebola decline highlights need for stronger response

Also, an animal study shows promise for TKM-Ebola, and another notes long-term effects of the disease.


Mar 4, 2015
Grand Challenges Research Strategies Group recently formed to help shape research priorities at the University of Minnesota includes Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, among the distinguished faculty members in the group.

Mar 2, 2015
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) highlights CIDRAP alongside WHO and CDC in review of online resources providing extensive information on infectious diseases and outbreaks.

Feb 26, 2015
Bioterrorism chapter published in the Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health (6 ed.) is authored by Research Associate Nicholas Kelley, PhD, and Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

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Flu Scan

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  • Flu ebbs further in US
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The Osterholm Quote

"We're now stretched so thin with the available resources to even respond to the number of birds that are infected in the poultry industry that I'm not sure we're getting the kind of information we need right now to understand this situation."