As a world-leading source of current, comprehensive, and authoritative information, CIDRAP’s news publishing division writes original news stories and maintains in-depth information on influenza, bioterrorism, and new hot topics.
The CIDRAP News team, through the CIDRAP Web site, provides daily news updates on emerging infectious diseases, such as pandemic influenza, bioterrorism, food safety, avian influenza, and emerging topics. Along with news articles, the site provides overviews on various infectious disease topics, as well as lists of recent selected literature for each topic. CIDRAP's daily news service has more than 7,300 current newsletter subscribers and 5,800 Twitter followers.
In 2007, CIDRAP News received an Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism from the Association of Health Care Journalists for its seven-part series, "The Pandemic Vaccine Puzzle."
CIDRAP news publishing operations began in 2001.