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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 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grew by 24 cases Monday, March 18, and over the preceding weekend, including several case-contacts who refused or delayed vaccination after family members fell ill.

Officials say many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are mistrustful of health workers and resist their help — sometimes violently. Aid groups are proposing strategies to win people over.

The measles outbreak in Ukraine has topped 30,000 cases so far in 2019. According to the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, 30,794 people – 13,825 adults and 16,969 children–have been affected through March 14.

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