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COVID's long shadow: Symptoms may last 2 to 18 months

About 27% of kids hospitalized for COVID-19 or MIS-C had symptoms 2 to 4 months later.

Fractional monkeypox vaccine dosing comes under scrutiny

Despite concerns, US officials press ahead with intradermal injection strategy amid rising cases.

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CDC unveils streamlined COVID-19 guidance

The CDC also revised its school guidance, which no longer recommends cohorting or the test-to-stay strategy for exposed contacts.

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COVID-19 neuro complications, long-term symptoms in kids

In kids, lingering symptoms often occurred after mild illness and were more common in unvaccinated youngsters.

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Mix-n-match COVID boosters may produce more durable immunity

More durable protection would be an advantage, since frequent mRNA vaccine boosting may be hard to sustain long-term.

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Global COVID cases level, deaths decline

Japan reported a record daily high today, and South Korea's daily total reached a 4-month high.

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US to begin intradermal injections of Jynneos, stretching the supply

As part of the push, the CDC began sending clinicians educational materials on how to administer intradermal vaccines.


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July 19, 2022
Editorial in Science, by Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and coauthor Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, on the coordianted public health work needed to mitigate the impact of the monkeypox outbreak.

Jul 13, 2022
CIDRAP is pleased to welcome Eve Lackritz, MD, as its new deputy director. Dr. Lackritz is a medical epidemiologist and board-certified pediatrician with more than 30 years of experience in domestic and global public health.

Apr 26, 2022
CIDRAP has received grants from The Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a Coronavirus Vaccines Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap aimed at developing broadly protective vaccines against betacoronaviruses.

Apr 13, 2022
The CIDRAP-ASP team has launched a communication toolkit for antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The toolkit equips doctors and patients with key facts in an accessible format, giving them the resources to raise AMR awareness in their communities.

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The Osterholm Quote

“What we are trying to do basically is build the aircraft, including the outside, at 30,000 feet right now," on failure to conduct more research on monkeypox vaccine in endemic countries in Africa.