Vials of blood

Less than 10% of Americans had COVID by September, study finds

Through Sep 24, the CDC says, seroprevalence rates ranged from 0% to 23%.

Healthcare worker in full PPE with patient on stretcher

US sees rise in COVID hospital cases, deaths, community spread

States that took aggressive steps are seeing results, White House experts say.

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AI system bests radiologists in spotting COVID-19 in lungs

The artificial intelligence platform detected COVID-19 10 times faster and was a bit more accurate.


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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  • Global flu stays sporadic
  • Yellow fever in Nigeria
Nov 24, 2020
  • CWD in Montana, Virginia
  • More E coli outbreak cases
  • Baloxavir for flu prevention
  • H5N8 avian flu in 6 nations

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Nov 25, 2020
  • Predictive COVID symptoms in kids
  • COVID-19 skin lesions


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The Osterholm Quote

“It really is a situation where health care workers are the ultimate shock absorber for so many medical, [social], and economic issues. We are definitely outstripping the capacity of hospitals in terms of personnel…so what happens is that we ask health care workers who are already very, very stressed to take on even more.”