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Honey Smacks cereal suspected in 31-state Salmonella outbreak

The outbreak has sickened 73 people, hospitalizing at least 23, and led to a cereal recall.

Oxfam aid supplies

More suspected DRC Ebola cases amid enhanced surveillance

The outbreak total stands at 59 cases: 38 confirmed, 14 probable, and 7 suspected.

Antibiotics and petri dishes

FDA head looks to boost antibiotic development

Commissioner suggests changing the model for reimbursement of new antibiotics.

Kenya camels

Rift Valley fever sickens 10 in Kenya, triggers response

Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.

Multidrug-resistant bacteria biofilm

Reports highlight Klebsiella superbug, other CRE concerns

Scientists report the first isolation of hypervirulent, multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the US.

Bicycle remote DRC jungle

DRC notes 14 more suspected Ebola cases, new death

The outbreak total stands at 66, including 38 confirmed, 14 probable, and 14 suspected cases.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Jun 8, 2018
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has been selected by the US Department of State as one of five 2018 US Science Envoys. As a Science Envoy for Health Security, Dr. Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.

Mar 1, 2018
The CIDRAP News article “To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses” by Chris Dall, MA, has won third place in the "trade publications/newsletter" category in the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.

Jan 11, 2018
Second cohort of undergraduate students has completed CIDRAP’s new Honors Seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life”.  Created and facilitated by CIDRAP Deputy Director, Jill DeBoer, MPH, the seminar is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Jun 15, 2018
  • Ebola count at 66
  • No polio in Venezuela
  • 2nd Midwest Cyclospora outbreak
  • Legionnaires' and the VA
  • Avian flu outbreaks
Jun 14, 2018
  • More suspected DRC Ebola
  • Salmonella egg outbreak
  • HPV vaccination messaging
  • Manure-related E coli illness

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Jun 15, 2018
  • Nurses' role in stewardship
  • Antibiotics for nursing home residents

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The Osterholm Quote

"I'm going to concentrate on low- and middle-income countries because it's the area of the fastest growth of antibiotic resistance."