Welcome

Mali reports its first Ebola case

Mali's health minister announced the nation's first Ebola infection, and New York City said that a health worker who returned from West Africa has a suspected case.

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports.

WHO: Better surveillance reveals higher TB burden

An estimated 9 million people contracted TB globally in 2013, about half a million higher than previous estimates.

CIDRAP Gift Opportunity

Ebola and Emerging Infectious Disease Fund

Your support is critical to ensure CIDRAP’s capacity to respond. Your gift in any amount is deeply appreciated.

WHO: Large Ebola vaccine trials could start in January

Backing off on earlier, rosier predictions, an official said large trials in West Africa could begin in January.

DHS boosts screening for travelers from Ebola outbreak nations

All travelers whose flights originate in outbreak countries must enter the US through 1 of 5 airports.

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

Does your public health agency have a bright idea?
Submit a practice today (it's easy).

Submit a practice

Inside CIDRAP

RECENT HAPPENINGS

Oct 16, 2014
Response to statements falsely attributed to CIDRAP regarding Ebola transmission.

Oct 15, 2014
Ebola corporate preparedness and risk assessment webinar featured Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and Myles Druckman, MD, of International SOS Assistance, Inc. The webinar included participants from 6 countries and 23 states. A recording of the webinar is available for purchase.

Oct 14, 2014
Symposium on Ebola: Crisis, Context, and Response, hosted by Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, featured Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Video of the lecture is available here.

Oct 10, 2014
Public Health in the Age of Ebola in West Africa viewpoint by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Medical Director Kristine Moore, MD, MPH, and Lawrence Gostin, JD, Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law, is published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Oct 9, 2014
Science Museum of Minnesota “Social Science” event attended by more than 1,500 people includes a presentation on Ebola by program coordinator Natalie Vestin, MPH.

Oct 7, 2014
McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health awarded to Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Oct 23, 2014
  • EV-D68 cases reach 973
  • MERS in Qatar
  • GOF research pause decried
Oct 22, 2014
  • New MERS case in Saudi Arabia
  • Flu virus mutation
  • Live-poultry Salmonella outbreak over

Flu Scan

Oct 23, 2014
  • Shipboard flu outbreak
  • H7N9 transmission

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3M United Health Foundation Gilead Become an underwriter»

Newsletter Sign-up

Get news & practices.

Sign up now»

The Osterholm Quote

"These are a major step forward in protecting workers from Ebola virus infection . . . but the recommendations just by themselves do not make for a safer work environment . . . . Training is critical. We need to train people how to use PPE safely and effectively."