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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 European Union approved a new vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease (Zaire ebolavirus species) in individuals aged 1 year and older.  The vaccine consists of two components, Zabdeno (Ad26.ZEBOV) and Mvabea (MVA-BN-Filo). Zabdeno is given first and Mvabea is administered...

A new Canadian Government study showed a 59.1% increase in MRSA bloodstream infections (0.66 to 1.05 infections per 10,000 patient-days) and a 143% increase in VRE bloodstream infections (0.14 to 0.34 infections per 10,000 patient-days). 

Eli Liily has started a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind Phase 1 trial that aims to investigate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of their  COVID-19 Antibody experimental drug (LY-CoV555).  The trial will administer a single dose of the drug administered to participants...

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