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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 World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be over on July 24. That will mark 42 days since the last patient infected with the Ebola virus was released from care.

Scientists have discovered a set of powerful, broadly neutralizing antibodies in the blood of Ebola virus disease survivors. In animal studies, two of these antibodies provided substantial protection against disease caused by Zaire ebolavirus, Bundibugyo ebolavirus and Sudan...

Uganda's health ministry has reported a Rift Valley fever outbreak involving two of its districts, and Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals along with suspected human cases.

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