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International Biosecurity and Prevention Forum (IBPF)

The International Biosecurity and Prevention Forum is a U.S Government initiative dedicated to preventing the misuse of biological agents as weapons of mass destruction. The initiative focuses on international collaboration and information sharing to enable implementation of biosecurity best practices.

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Coronavirus Update this information is current as of 0922hrs, 24 Jan 2020. The virus has killed 26 peoples, infected more than 800 people, suspended public transport in 10 cities, closed parts of the Great Wall, closed the Forbidden City, and is shutting temples over the Lunar New Year.  The...

On January 22, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) met in an emergency session to discuss a response to the coronavirus outbreak.  The WHO Committee did not declare an emergency and will meet again on January 23, 2020, to continue to discuss the WHO response to the outbreak.  

Update on coronavirus outbreak,  This information is current as of 23 Jan 2020 at 0730hrs EST.   The coronavirus is now know as 2019 -nCoV, it is a new strain of coronavirus not previously identified in humans.  Two Chinese cities, Wuhan with a population of 11 million, and Huanggang with a...

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