Burial team with stretcher

With 14 more cases, DRC Ebola outbreak tops 700

Thirteen of 18 health zones in the region have reported cases in the past 3 weeks, and deaths have reached 439.

Ebola village response efforts

DRC Ebola total hits 699 amid more resistance, insecurity

The number of confirmed cases in the DRC has jumped by 19 in recent days.

H1N1 influenza

Experts on watch for resistance to new flu drug

Japanese researchers describe two H3N2 flu viruses with mutations that may increase antiviral resistance.

Plasmodium in bloodstream

New one-dose drug prevents malaria relapse, studies show

A total of 62.4% of patients taking tafenoquine were free of P vivax after 6 months.

Flu shot sign

CDC says flu season still going strong

Three more pediatric flu deaths were reported, bringing to 19 the number of deaths in children this season.

Ebola disinfection

WHO expert: Ebola outbreak to continue at least 6 more months

Peter Salama says high rates in children might be due to facility types.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

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.

Oct 16, 2018
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has a commentary in JAMA detailing why our vulnerability to pandemic flu could be greater today than a century ago.

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.

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The Osterholm Quote

"What we are doing now is working backward, looking at the entire global supply chain for these products."