H5N2 strikes again in Iowa, Minnesota

The farm in Iowa houses 5.3 million chickens, 2 more Minnesota turkey farms are affected, and Ontario has a new outbreak.

World Bank boosts recovery for Ebola outbreak nations

The World Bank says it will provide at least $650 million to help West Africa recover.

Wisconsin reports H5N2 in turkeys, backyard poultry

Wisconsin now has had 3 outbreaks, and the USDA reports 43 total outbreaks.

Multilateral groups to address Ebola economic recovery

Also ahead of economic talks, Oxfam said $1.7 billion is needed to rebuild health systems, and the World Bank shared employment data.

CDC details US measles outbreaks, vaccination gaps

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


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


Apr 20, 2015
  • Two more MERS cases
  • H5N1 in Egypt
  • Chikungunya uptick
  • New approach to sepsis
  • Fake-drug alert
Apr 17, 2015
  • MERS in Saudi Arabia
  • California measles outbreak over

Flu Scan

Apr 17, 2015
  • Flu vaccine recall
  • H7N9 case in China
  • US flu declines further
  • FDA's Flublok claims warning


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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."