H5N2 strikes more Minnesota farms, South Dakota flock

H5N2 has now affected over 1.7 million Minnesota birds, 2.4 million in central US.

New Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Panel of experts convened by the Wellcome Trust and CIDRAP lays out recommendations for the expedient development of Ebola vaccines.

CDC details US measles outbreaks, vaccination gaps

California officials say the Disney-linked outbreak is nearly over, and Kyrgyzstan warrants a CDC notice.

Challenges in Guinea spur increase in Ebola cases

Guinea's progress is fragile in its fight against Ebola, with community resistance still reported in some areas.

H5N2 strikes 8 more Minnesota farms, reaches Iowa

The Minnesota outbreaks affect 542,500 turkeys, and the virus also turned up across the border in Iowa.


Mar 4, 2015
Grand Challenges Research Strategies Group recently formed to help shape research priorities at the University of Minnesota includes Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, among the distinguished faculty members in the group.

Mar 2, 2015
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) highlights CIDRAP alongside WHO and CDC in review of online resources providing extensive information on infectious diseases and outbreaks.

Feb 26, 2015
Bioterrorism chapter published in the Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health (6 ed.) is authored by Research Associate Nicholas Kelley, PhD, and Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

More Inside CIDRAP


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Apr 16, 2015
  • Canadian E coli outbreak
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Flu Scan

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  • US flu declines further
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The Osterholm Quote

"We're now stretched so thin with the available resources to even respond to the number of birds that are infected in the poultry industry that I'm not sure we're getting the kind of information we need right now to understand this situation."