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Woman in DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Hospital Ebola spread confirmed in South Kivu, DRC

A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.

Ebola survivor

Ebola spreads in DRC provinces as cases approach 2,900

With 27 new infections in the past 3 days, the outbreak has grown to 2,888 cases and 1,934 deaths.

MMR vaccine

US measles cases top 1,200 as UK loses 'measles free' status

With 21 new cases, 2019 US measles totals rise to 1,203 in 30 states.

Medical consult in hospital hallway

Pharmacist-led stewardship shows promise at limited-resource hospitals

Postprescription audit and review showed more promise than preauthorization.

Ebola nurse and baby

Ebola spreads to 3rd DRC province — South Kivu

The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.

Peru TB detection

FDA approves new drug for highly resistant tuberculosis

The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Jun 30, 2019
CIDRAP-ASP outreach director Marnie Peterson, PharmD, PhD, was the Snowdon Speaker at the Australian Society for Microbiology 2019 Annual Conference, where she gave a presentation on "Reimagining Antimicrobials and Anti-infective Development Strategies."

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.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Aug 21, 2019
  • Migrant vaccine controversy
  • More US hepatitis A
  • Good polio news in Nigeria
Aug 20, 2019
  • More DRC Ebola cases
  • Flu lingering in Australia
  • Broadly protective flu patch
  • Fast-tracked Zika vaccine

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Aug 21, 2019
  • Improper antibiotic Rx in UK
  • Combo drug for urinary infections

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The Osterholm Quote

"So today we can take no comfort in having no human [CWD] cases yet. That doesn’t tell us anything. If you have a [prion] disease, you may have a 10-or-more-year incubation period.…Also, the prions continue to change."