Man and woman wearing masks

Amid Delta, CDC strengthens COVID-19 mask guidance

All schoolchildren, staff, and teachers should wear masks when indoors this fall, the agency says.

Compounding pharmacist

Drug compounding helped address drug gaps during COVID

Experts say drug compounding is a stopgap measure, not a solution.

Elderly hospital patient wearing mask

Global COVID deaths rise sharply, led by surging Delta

"This is an absolute travesty, because we can prevent deaths. Think this pandemic is over? Think again."

US mask, COVID-19 vaccine mandates in question

Businesses and organizations are struggling with vaccine mandates as the Delta variant shows no sign of slowing. 


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

May 12, 2021
Barriers and activities to implementing or expanding influenza vaccination programs in low- and middle-income countries: A global surveyng paper published by Vaccines is co-authored by CIDRAP staff (Kristine Moore, MD, MPH, Maya Peters, MPH, and Meredith Arpey, MPH).

April 12, 2021
CIDRAP Director and previous Bush Fellowship award winner Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, was recently profiled by the Bush Foundation.

Mar 23, 2021
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and his COVID-19 work, including the very successful Osterholm Update: COVID-19 podcast, was profiled by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Jan 23, 2021
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and colleagues have a commentary in Health Affairs on bolstering US pandemic resilience. 

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  • COVID-19 in college roommates
  • COVID vaccine for kidney recipients
  • Interspecies CWD spread
  • Saudi MERS case
  • More H5N6 avian flu cases in China

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Jul 27, 2021
  • Effect of stopping antibiotic stewardship
  • Oral UTI antibiotic rejected


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The Osterholm Quote

"[The Olympics] is something we need desperately for the world psyche, but at the same time, they have to be safe. If in fact we see spreading events occur associated with the Olympics, that will be a mark that will last forever."