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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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The Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech’s Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory will head a project to develop a system for public health officials to immediately identify the best treatment strategy for anyone exposed to a toxic biological agent.

The US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) provided funding for continued manufacturing and purchase of the treatment called Anthim or obiltoxaximab.

Researchers have reviewed all approved, investigational, and experimental antiviral agents that have been shown to be safe in humans to search for new uses against existing and emerging viruses.

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