A White House homeland security official stated that the administration is developing a comprehensive strategy to defend the US against disease pandemics and biological attacks by terrorists.
Tags: biosecurity policy, biodefense
The new version of the Guide to Canada's Export Controls comes into effect on August 11, 2017.
Tags: export biosecurity, export control, dual use
High-level biocontainment labs at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg are being expanded to increase capacity.
Researchers have found that that methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) emerged years before the antibiotic methicillin was used in clinical practice challenging the assumption that widespread use of the methicillin led to the evolution of MRSA.
Interpol posits that falsified medical products could account for 30 percent of the market in some Asian, African, and Latin American countries.
Better understanding of the options for trial design is needed in advance of outbreaks.
Tags: vaccine trial
Researchers are using machine learning and social media to identify illness outbreaks.
Twenty-four people infected with Salmonella Typhimurium have been linked to various clinical, commercial, and teaching microbiology laboratories in 16 states.