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CDC says 40% of teen girls lack HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake rose slightly but is still at only 60% for girls and 42% for boys.

Ebola Vaccine Team B report cover
CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Recommendations for Accelerating the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Panel of experts convened by the Wellcome Trust and CIDRAP lays out recommendations for the expedient development of Ebola vaccines. Ebola Team B page.

MERS virus

New Saudi MERS case as teams publish animal studies

South Korea's government considers the hospital-linked outbreak over, as researchers reported on early vaccine and antibody findings.

Chickens in barn

Germany, Taiwan, Vietnam report avian flu outbreaks

Germany is the second European country to report a recent highly pathogenic H7N7 outbreak in poultry.

Vaccine administration

Dengue vaccine may drop hospital risk in older kids but not younger

Vaccine efficacy was 60.3% for all ages but lower in kids under 9.

Bacillus anthracis

Poor inactivation, testing blamed for DoD anthrax errors

A report points to faulty inactivation of Bacillus anthracis spores and inadequate testing.

Inside CIDRAP

Jun 17, 2015
University of Minnesota Regents Professorship awarded to Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Created in 1965, the Regents Professorship is the highest faculty recognition given by the university, and Osterholm's honor is the first ever for the School of Public Health. Regents Professors exhibit outstanding scholarly or artistic work, high-quality teaching, and extensive contributions to the public good.

Mar 4, 2015
Grand Challenges Research Strategies Group recently formed to help shape research priorities at the University of Minnesota includes Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, among the distinguished faculty members in the group.

Mar 2, 2015
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) highlights CIDRAP alongside WHO and CDC in review of online resources providing extensive information on infectious diseases and outbreaks.

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NEWS SCAN

Jul 30, 2015
  • More stuffed-chicken Salmonella
  • NIAID antiviral award
Jul 29, 2015
  • Saudi MERS update
  • More amoeba-infested water
  • Targeting P vivax malaria

Flu Scan

Jul 30, 2015
  • Flu vaccine gaps probed
  • H5N2, H5N8 human risk
  • More avian flu in Ghana

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The Osterholm Quote

"The good news is that this is a report that can move us to the next level. But it will mean little if it does not translate into action."