Antibiotic susceptibility test

Antibiotic development, stewardship advocates see window of opportunity

"COVID-19 has really put a spotlight on the importance of preparedness."

March Air Reserve Base in California

Report: HHS put repatriated US citizens at risk for COVID-19

Agencies didn't perform in the roles identified for the emergency return of US citizens, the GAO says.

India medical team

India's COVID-19 surge intensifies

The country's prime minister addressed the nation about the steps officials are taking to get a handle on the massive surge, which is turning into the world's worst.

Woman receiving COVID vaccine in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, New Jersey emerge as COVID-19 hot spots

Also, NIH will fund a trial to test several existing medications for people to self-administer to treat COVID-19.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

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. 

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.

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The Osterholm Quote

"If there is any sense that something is being hidden [about the COVID-19 vaccines], I think that will create irreparable harm from a credibility standpoint to our ability to continue to pursue these vaccine programs."