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Ebola cases top 2,180 as Uganda OKs experimental therapies

With 13 new cases today, the DRC outbreak has reached 2,181 infections, 1,459 deaths.

Global antibiotic prescribing
Ebola glove donning

Ebola case counts spike again in DRC

Airplane with London skyline

Record US measles year adds 22 more cases

CDC experts also highlight the spread of measles in Europe, consequences for travelers, and advice for clinicians.

WHO Director-General Tedros

WHO experts again say Ebola not global health emergency

The panel expressed serious worry over the threat to the region and over funding.

Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Gut microbiome

FDA issues alert after fecal microbiota transplant death

One patient is dead and one ill after contracting drug-resistant E coli after FMT.

PPE routine in Ebola treatment center

Ebola outbreak in DRC, Uganda tops 2,100 cases

The grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Mar 19, 2019
CIDRAP announces that it has launched the Chronic Wasting Disease Response, Research and Policy Program (CWD Program) to respond to this wildlife disease crisis and its potential for animal-to-human transmission.

Mar 1, 2019
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, contributes to a commentary in the Lancet Infectious Diseases discussing the value of Twitter to educate and advocate for global antimicrobial stewardship.

Jan 14, 2019
CIDRAP has received a $5.4 million gift from the Walton Family Foundation to address significant drug and medical supply shortages experienced globally.

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The Osterholm Quote

"Last year, we estimate that as many as 15,000 carcasses may have been served to people that were CWD-positive. And what people don’t understand with prion-related conditions like this is that time changes the risk."