CDC sees little progress in HPV vaccine uptake

In 2013, just 57% of girls and 35% of boys had received 1 of 3 doses of HPV vaccine.

Officials investigate 125 Cyclospora cases in 13 states

Past Cyclospora outbreaks involved imported produce, but so far no common source has been found.

Iran notes 5th MERS case; Saudis extend case-free streak

A 67-year-old Iranian woman died of MERS on Jun 25, , the WHO said, marking the country's second fatal case.

New West Africa cases lift Ebola total to 1,093

The 45 new cases and 28 deaths raise the outbreak total to 1,093 infections, 660 of them fatal.

Texas officials probe spike in Cyclospora cases

Texas health officials have received 61 illness reports over the past month and are looking for a common source.

Study: Pieces of MERS-CoV found in air of camel barn

The findings raise the possibility of airborne spread, but an expert called them preliminary.

Major analysis sees long-term progress on malaria, TB, HIV

The authors say the world has made overall progress in fighting the three diseases.

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The latest research and happenings at CIDRAP

May 16, 2014
MERS webinar featuring director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and fellow Pritish Tosh, MD, scheduled for May 22.

May 13, 2014
MERS story on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams includes interview with director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH.

May 2, 2014
National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) recently appointed Public Health Practices director Kathleen Kimball-Baker as Activity Lead for assessing the use and usefulness of the Index.

Apr 24, 2014
Practices for improving biosurveillance Webinar includes a presentation by Public Health Practices director Kathleen Kimball-Baker.

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The Osterholm Quote

"The safety of labs in this country really needs a risk-benefit analysis."