Osterholm plays detective, general in 'Deadliest Enemy' book

The book is part detective story, part public health primer—and a clear call to act.

Team B cover
CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Completing the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Third report from Ebola Vaccine Team B highlights Ebola vaccine successes as well as gaps and challenges.

Klebsiella pneumoniae

CRE surveillance: Is tracking of 'nightmare' bacteria adequate?

Some concerned experts recommend screening all acute-care patients.

Sperm bank frozen storage

Feds warn of Zika threat to sperm donations in 3 Florida counties

The CDC warns of a potentially increased risk, especially related to sperm donation.

Whooper swan

H5N8 strikes Nepal for first time; Vietnam reports H5N1, H5N6

Nepal also reports H5N1 at a zoo, while 5 European nations confirm more H5N8 outbreaks.


University of Minnesota, Mayo building aerial view

Jan 9, 2017
New honors seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life” developed by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH, is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

Dec 20, 2016
The Atlantic
article on whether the next administration is ready to deal with an outbreak of pandemic flu or other emerging disease features commentary by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH.

Sep 21, 2016
Through a new collaborative called Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability (CARA), CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

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The Osterholm Quote

"It's like throwing a yellow fever match into a gas tanker. Those are the perfect ingredients for yellow fever explosion."