Lab workers

How 21st Century Cures Act could boost new antibiotics

A new FDA approval pathway is for antimicrobials that treat serious infections.

Hungary reports widespread avian flu in poultry

Mute swan

H5N8 outbreaks expand to Serbia

In addition, France and the UK take steps to lower risk from the highly pathogenic avian flu strain.

Veterinarian examining pigs

Researchers find worrisome CRE on US swine farm

Although CRE have been reported in US healthcare settings, this is the first detection in US livestock.


More avian flu reported in Germany, France

High-path avian flu continues to appear on farms and in wild birds in Europe, while Hong Kong reports H5N6 in samples from a nature preserve.

Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia

Saudi officials announce 4 new MERS cases

Of 9 recent cases detailed by the WHO, 4 involved contact with camels or drinking raw camel milk.


Sep 21, 2016
Through a new collaborative called Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability (CARA), CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

Sep 9, 2016
Science editorial "Ebola and Zika: Cautionary tales" by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

Jan 29, 2016
New York Times editorial on Zika epidemic and why we need to be proactive regarding infectious diseases, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

More Inside CIDRAP


Dec 07, 2016
  • MERS in Riyadh
  • Ancient malaria
Dec 06, 2016
  • More Saudi MERS cases
  • Candida in Colombia
  • US mosquito increase
  • Dengue reduction in India

Avian Flu Scan

Dec 07, 2016
  • H5N6 details in China
  • H5N1 transmissibility in ferrets


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