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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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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has already claimed around 130 lives.

Robust environmental monitoring should be used as the world approaches global eradication of polio, say researchers who recently studied the epidemiology of the 2013 silent polio outbreak in Israel.

On April 25, 2017, a cluster of unexplained illnesses and deaths associated with a funeral was reported in Sinoe County, Liberia. Molecular testing identified Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C (NmC) in specimens from patients.

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