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Measles-infected child

Soaring US measles cases near 700, set record

A significant factor in 2 New York outbreaks is misinformation about vaccine safety, the CDC says.

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E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled

The outbreak has reached 156 cases, as 113,000 pounds of ground beef are recalled.

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Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected

An outbreak tied to New York's Orthodox Jewish community has grown to 390 cases.

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Report details vaccinia virus outbreak in 5 Chinese workers

The likely exposure was inoculated rabbit skins, but airborne spread cannot be ruled out.

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World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Ebola body on stretcher at cemetary

DRC notes 23 new Ebola cases as another hospital attacked

The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

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.

Jan 14, 2019
CIDRAP has received a $5.4 million gift from the Walton Family Foundation to address significant drug and medical supply shortages experienced globally.

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Apr 24, 2019
  • Hospital MERS outbreak
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Food Outbreak Scan

Apr 25, 2019
  • More melon Salmonella illnesses
  • Second ground beef E coli recall

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The Osterholm Quote

"The problem is not because you have an inferior [Ebola] vaccine response. Frankly this is outstanding. The challenge is getting it into people."