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May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022
Monkeypox on leg and hand of young girl

More nations report monkeypox; possible case in New York

At least 8 European countries and Canada, the US, and Australia have tallied cases.

May 06, 2022

May 06, 2022
Stephen Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD

RDSP's Schondelmeyer named to End Drug Shortages Alliance board

The alliance aims to boost transparency, communication, quality, redundancy, and production.

Apr 26, 2022

Apr 26, 2022
Scientist at microscope in lab

CIDRAP to develop vaccine roadmap for future coronavirus threats

The roadmap "will provide a framework for the development of broadly protective coronavirus vaccines to ensure that we are prepared to respond" to future SARS-CoV-2 variants or other viruses with pandemic potential.

Apr 18, 2022

Apr 18, 2022
Child in hospital bed

RDSP maps medicine supply to US to predict, prevent shortages (part 2 of 2)

"When prescription drugs are not affordable or accessible for any reason, consumers can experience lost work days, disease...

Mar 24, 2022

Mar 24, 2022
Particles suspended in the air

White House diverges from CDC, focuses on aerosol COVID spread

"Just as chemicals can build up in the air, viruses can as well."

Mar 02, 2022

Mar 02, 2022
Close-up of COVID-19 rapid test

Test to treat, variant vaccines part of new federal COVID-19 plan

Test to treat will allow patients who test positive to be treated with free antiviral pills on the spot.

Jan 26, 2022

Jan 26, 2022
Pill bottles on assembly line

Report details where top 100 brand-name Rx drugs are made

COVID has compounded how the lack of country-of-origin data can affect drug safety, affordability, availability, and national security.

Oct 15, 2021

Oct 15, 2021
Woman wearing mask on bus

COMMENTARY: What can masks do? Part 2: What makes for a good mask study — and why most fail

Experts detail the necessary elements of a rigorous mask study and explore some recent studies that, though highly touted by both scientists and the lay press, fell quite a bit short.

Sep 30, 2021

Sep 30, 2021
Flu vaccine researcher

WHO- and CIDRAP-led flu vaccine roadmap presents path to better vaccines

The 10-year plan starts today and gives recommendations for a range of scientific disciplines to better address seasonal flu and prepare for the next flu pandemic.

Jul 27, 2021

Jul 27, 2021
Compounding pharmacist

Drug compounding helped address drug gaps during COVID

Experts say drug compounding is a stopgap measure, not a solution.

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