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US panel advises on AMR reduction in humans, animals

Recommendations focus on public-private R&D funding, incentives, and other steps.

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New Osterholm Book

'Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs'

New book serves as call to action against infectious disease threats and includes 9-point "battle plan." (Also, listen to Outbreak News Today interview.)

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Study: HPV screen bests Pap smear at detecting cervical cancer

The study involved almost 5,000 women in a country with high vaccine uptake.

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WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development

Drugs in the pipeline will add little to the arsenal and will not be enough to tackle AMR, experts say.

Raw milk

CDC issues alert over raw milk and Brucella infection

Hundreds who may have drunk contaminated raw milk may be unaware of the risk.

Papaya and lime

CDC: 14 new Salmonella cases tied to papayas

The case total now stands at 235, with 78 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in 26 states.

DNA amplification test

New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise

The fast, automated assay performs well against gold standard TB tests.

Inside CIDRAP

University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Sep 13, 2017
STAT commentary on influenza vaccine safety
 and possible link to miscarriages, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

May 24, 2017
Fortune editorial on proposed cuts to domestic and international public health preparedness and medical research, and how they put Americans’ health in serious danger, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. 

Apr 21, 2017
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, featured in Fortune’s34 leaders who are changing health care”.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Sep 21, 2017
  • H3N2v flu in fairgoers
  • Flu vaccine in low-income nations
  • EU malaria transmission
Sep 20, 2017
  • Global flu hot spots
  • Flu vaccine trial launch
  • Nigerian yellow fever
  • Yemen cholera

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Sep 21, 2017
  • MDR malaria spread
  • Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
  • New US Candida auris cases

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The Osterholm Quote

"[Flu vaccine effectiveness is] much more complicated than we thought. I know less about influenza today than I did 10 years ago."