Doctor examining girl

Flu widespread in 46 states; 9 more kids' deaths reported

The H3N2 strain continues to dominate, especially affecting the elderly.

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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.

Flu vaccine production
Roosters and chickens

H7N9 infections continue to climb in China

The 61 new infections reported last week push the mainland's total to at least 419 cases.

peacock closeup

Czech Republic reports first H5N5 outbreak, as H5N8 turns up in Cameroon

H5N5 struck wild birds wintering at a Czech Republic zoo, as H5N8 was detected in an outbreak at a peacock farm in Cameroon, the third African country to report the virus.

Zika microscope

Zika studies yield more fetal infection and testing clues, show persistence in breast milk

Surprisingly, tests on placental cells that correspond to the earliest pregnancy stages found more damage from the African Zika strain than the Asian one.

mom and baby camel

Saudi Arabia reports more MERS cases; WHO announces Buraydah outbreak over

A WHO overview of recent Saudi cases says a small hospital outbreak in Buraydah is now considered over.


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


Feb 17, 2017
  • Zika birth defects
  • More yellow fever
  • Limiting dengue
  • Malaria in the Americas
  • H5N8 outbreaks
Feb 16, 2017
  • H5N8 in Israel, Europe
  • Vaccine safety
  • Imported-food outbreaks
  • C diff cluster
  • Leptospirosis in NYC

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Feb 17, 2017
  • Daptomycin for kids' MRSA
  • Antibiotics sans prescription
  • CRE source in the ICU


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