Fatigued woman wearing mask

Patients, clinicians seek answers to the mystery of 'Long COVID'

"The severity of your disease doesn't seem to predict how you're going to respond down the road."

COVID-19 vaccination

Most Americans want vaccine as nation tops 400,000 COVID deaths

More than 60% of Americans prioritize public health over the economy.

COVID-19 lab testing

US needs national COVID 'smart testing' strategy, APHL says

The report aims to strengthen COVID-19 response now as well as prepare for future pandemics.

COVID-19 ICU care

Crowded ICUs tied to higher risk of COVID-19 death

The risk of death was 2 to 3 times higher, depending on how close the ICU was to capacity.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Nov 9, 2020
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, has been named as part of President-elect Joe Biden's 13-member COVID-19 Advisory Board. The board comprises leading public health experts who will advise Biden, Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, and the transition team’s COVID-19 staff.

Nov 5, 2020
CIDRAP announced today that it has received a grant from the Carlson Family Foundation to support CIDRAP’s COVID-19 news coverage and related activities.

Sep 30, 2020
CIDRAP has been awarded a grant from the Wellcome Trust to support the enhancement and international reach of the CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project (CIDRAP-ASP).

Aug 7, 2020
New York Times editorial 
on the need of another restrictive lockdown to saves lives and the economy, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and Neel Kashkari, MBA, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Apr 28, 2020
New York Times editorial 
on the status of COVID-19 testing and shortcomings, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and Mark Olshaker.

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  • Coronavirus self-test motivation
  • Avian flu in 3 countries
Jan 19, 2021
  • Coronavirus in ICE facilities
  • Kids and COVID spread
  • Waning flu vaccine efficacy
  • H5N1 and H5N8 avian flu

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Jan 19, 2021
  • New Oxford AMR institute
  • Antibiotic stewardship in an Indian ICU


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The Osterholm Quote

"I think we are going to see, in six to eight weeks, major [coronavirus] transmission in this country like we’re seeing in England....If we can set up vaccine clinics faster and more efficiently, how many lives do we save?"