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Publication Date: May 18, 2021
Post Date: May 18, 2021
Nextstrain is part of a project designed to connect the international community on pathogen genome data. Specifically, this site provides a portal for scientists, public health officials, and medical personnel to connect while working to improve responses to potential outbreaks.

Tags: SARS-CoVavian influenzaWest Nile virus

Publication Date: May 7, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
This US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report provides evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing, monitoring, and treating single cases or outbreaks of foodborne, wound, and/or inhalational botulism.

Tags: botulinum toxinbotulismbest practice

Publication Date: April 9, 2021
Post Date: September 27, 2021
The Nolan Center Council on Strategic Risks released a report on initiatives for addressing biological threats. This link directs you to the first report on bolstering both chemical and biological defense programs.

Tags: biological threatbiodefense

Publication Date: March 26, 2021
Post Date: March 26, 2021
This US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resource provides updated information about SARS-CoV-2 variant attributes.

Tags: SARS-CoVCOVID-19virus classification

Publication Date: March 26, 2021
Post Date: March 26, 2021
This report identifies the medium- and long-term investments necessary to build a comprehensive framework for monitoring, containing, and addressing infectious disease outbreaks in Africa

Tags: disease surveillanceAfricainfectious disease preparedness

Publication Date: March 21, 2021
Post Date: April 6, 2021
This study documents the collection and sampling of infectious diseases within the community through wastewater and sewage as a tool to to detect SARS-CoV-2 hotspots in order to target public health intervention.

Tags: sewage covidCOVID-19environmental health

Publication Date: January 28, 2021
Post Date: February 1, 2021
This document provides guidance on laboratory biosafety related to SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Tags: COVID-19laboratory biosafetyguidance

Publication Date: January 26, 2021
Post Date: January 26, 2021
The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense released a report calling on the US Government to implement the recommendations specified in their report: The Apollo Program for Biodefense: Winning the Race Against Biological Threats.

Tags: biodefensepandemic preparednessbiodefense policy

Publication Date: January 25, 2021
Post Date: January 28, 2021
Public interaction with nature could dramatically change in the future given both the public health and economic implications of the coronavirus pandemic. Preparedness, prevention, and nature conservation may require necessary changes.

Tags: pandemic preparednesspandemic responsezoonotic disease