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EU Ebola conference airs response needs, long-term goals

A Doctors without Borders official said the fatality rate in Ebola treatment centers is still an appalling 50%.

Four measles outbreaks push US cases to 170

Sixteen new cases lift the US total to 170 so far this year, about three fourths in a large multistate outbreak linked to Disneyland.

Trial of Ebola drug ZMapp launches in Liberia, US

Steeply dropping cases, though, may cause the NIAID to vary from the original trial design.

ACIP drops preference for nasal-spray flu vaccine in kids

Faced with new data, the ACIP drops its preference for nasal-spray flu vaccine in 2- to 8-year-olds.

WHO warns about influenza co-circulation, bird outbreaks

The WHO notes signs that flu strains, especially avian ones, are co-circulating at unprecedented levels.

Inside CIDRAP

Jan 15, 2015
Fast-Track Development of Ebola Vaccines: Principles and Target Product Criteria, a draft road map for the expedited development, testing, manufacture, delivery, and financing of Ebola vaccines, is released by CIDRAP and the Wellcome Trust.

Jan 7, 2015
Methods of auditing Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) are addressed in a paper co-authored by senior veterinary epidemiologist Jamie Umber, DVM, MPH, published in Foodborne Pathogens and Disease.

Jan 1, 2015
Donations to support CIDRAP’s mission to reduce illness and death from infectious diseases now come from 34 states within the US and 8 different countries. 

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