Ducks in France

H5N8 expands in France as H5N6 strikes more Korean farms

Also, a study from China says H5N6 has replaced H5N1 as the dominant strain in southern poultry.

Art Basel in Miami

Groups report first Zika glaucoma, new 'minibrain' findings

Findings from "minibrain" experiments raise new questions on how Zika infects developing fetal brain cells.

Eurasian wigeon

OIE: First high-path avian flu in Tunisia

Tunisia has H5 avian flu for the first time, and Finland and Austria report new H5N8 outbreaks.

Child flu vaccination

Study: Flu vaccine doesn't prevent missed school days

The study finds the flu vaccine did not reduce school absenteeism in kids 5 to 17.


H5N8 avian flu outbreak expands to Egypt

Findings in dead coots make Egypt the 3rd Mideast country to report high-path H5N8.


MERS infects 3 more in Saudi Arabia

In another development, the WHO shared details of 6 Saudi cases reported earlier this month, including 2 involving contact with camels or 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 02, 2016
  • More Saudi MERS cases
  • Ebola media messages
  • Cholera in Yemen
Dec 01, 2016
  • MERS in animals
  • H5N6 human case
  • Scientists address Trump
  • XDR-PA and aromatherapy
  • Ebola sequelae
  • Reaction to smallpox vaccine

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Dec 02, 2016
  • Online AMR tracking
  • Antiviral-resistant flu strains


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