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The CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted a webinar with Sylvie Benestad, PhD, and Jørn Våge, DVM, PhD to discuss CWD in Norway.
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As risk areas expand, the CWD regulation updates will apply to more Minnesota hunters this season.
After establishing its Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Program in March, today the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) launched a new online CWD Resource Center for educating the public, hunters, medical and public health professionals, wildlife scientists, veterinarians, and policymakers about the disease.
Two case studies today in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report highlight the importance of screening for drug-resistant organisms in patients who've had recent medical care outside the United States
"Relying on the current tests is too late," one expert says, as dead deer might already be shedding infectious prions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 41 more measles cases in the past week, raising 2019's total number of cases to 1,022, a record for the post-elimination era.
"This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000," the CDC said today.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC's) ministry of health confirmed that Ebola outbreak response activities partially resumed today in Butembo, after being suspended for 5 days due to several acts of violence.
The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.
Today the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) switched its recommendation for first-line treatment for severe malaria to a drug not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because the previously recommended drug will no longer be produced by the manufacturer.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) today reported two more MERS-CoV cases from different cities, according to updates to its epidemiologic week 13 report.
The University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) today announced the launch of the Chronic Wasting Disease Response, Research, and Policy Program (CWD Program) to address the wildlife disease crisis and the potential for zoonotic spread and human-to-human transmission. CIDRAP is the publisher of CIDRAP News.