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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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Much of the blame for the rise of drug-resistant infections like Candida auris has focused on failures in antibiotic stewardship and hospital acquired infections. However, public health experts say that nursing facilities are a weak link in the health care system as they are understaffed and ill...

The new strategy builds on existing work to provide a framework to identify rare, novel, and dangerous pathogens; espond to new agents and threats by developing diagnostic and microbiological surveillance tools; and utilizing new technologies which provide rapid and robust analytical information...

Three years ago, health officials phasied out a problematic component of the polio vaccine used in developing countries, and introduced a version that they hoped would put the world on a better footing to eradicate the disease. Now, some health officials are weighing whether “the switch,” as the...

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