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Millions of Americans now eligible for COVID-19 boosters

In other developments, FDA documents ahead of next week's advisory committee meeting showed the Pfizer vaccine is nearly 91% effective in younger kids.

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African Medicines Agency to begin in November

The agency will not act as a stand-alone regulatory body, but as a coordinator.

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European countries track rising COVID-19 numbers

Rises in the UK have been a bell weather for emerging patterns in the United States.

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CDC panel OKs Moderna, J&J COVID boosters, mixed doses when needed

Many people who received Moderna and all who got J&J vaccines should receive a booster, advisers say.

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Low COVID vaccine uptake, worse outcomes noted in racial minorities

One study shows a 30% lower vaccination rate, and another higher rates of severe disease and death.

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WHO calls for health worker protection against COVID-19

An estimated 80,000 to 180,000 healthcare workers died from COVID-19 in the pandemic's first 17 months.

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Sep 20, 2021
An Assessment of Antibiotic Stewardship Components of Certification Programs in US Animal Agriculture Using the Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment Tool was co-authored by CIDRAP staff (Jamie Umber, DVM, MPH, & Kristine Moore, MD, MPH) and published in Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems

Sep 14, 2021
Cory Anderson, MPH, was featured as one of the UMN graduate students blazing new paths in the One Health movement, discussing his passion both personal and professional when it comes to chronic wasting disease.

May 12, 2021
Barriers and activities to implementing or expanding influenza vaccination programs in low- and middle-income countries: A global surveying 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.

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The Osterholm Quote

"This is what I call corrected science. You'll learn, you implement, you study it, and we're trying to make it better....And that's what we're catching up with now—the idea of how we can provide even better protection [with additional COVID vaccine doses]."