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Publication Date: March 25, 2020
Post Date: March 25, 2020

This document provides information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how law enforcement can minimize the risk of exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) while on the job. 

Tags: coronavirusppe guidancelaw enforcement

Publication Date: January 16, 2020
Post Date: January 16, 2020

The Nuclear Threat Initiative and the World Economic Forum's Working Group on Preventing Illicit Gene Synthesis was tasked with developing "the basis for a durable, global norm to prevent the misuse of synthetic DNA and for a possible mechanism that could facilitate the implementation of such nor

Tags: biosecurityDNA synthesisbiotechnology regulation

Publication Date: December 17, 2019
Post Date: December 17, 2019

This report updates the 2009 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding use of anthrax vaccine in the United States. The report summarizes data on estimated efficacy in humans using a correlates of pro

Tags: anthraxvaccineprophylaxis

Publication Date: December 12, 2019
Post Date: December 12, 2019

This is a database of novel vaccine candidates designed to provide broader and more durable protection against circulating and pandemic influenza viruses. The database includes investigational technologies that have reached clinical or late preclinical stages of development.

Tags: pandemic influenzavaccine developmentcountermeasures

Publication Date: November 20, 2019
Post Date: November 20, 2019

This document updates the 2014 Core Elements for Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs and incorporates new evidence and lessons learned from experience with the Core Elements.

Tags: antibiotic stewardshipantibiotic best practicehospital best practice

Publication Date: October 25, 2019
Post Date: October 25, 2019

The report summarizes the results of the first Global Healtth Security Index, including findings about the state of national health security capacity across each of the six GHS Index categories, as well as additional findings specific to functional areas of epidemic and pandemic preparedness. 

Tags: global health preparednesspandemic preparednessemergency medical response

Publication Date: October 22, 2019
Post Date: October 22, 2019

This report offers an overview and operational checklist for health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high consequence infectious diseases.

Tags: infectious disease responseemergency medical response

Publication Date: October 11, 2019
Post Date: October 11, 2019

This report offers an overview of the October 7, 2019 White House Summit on America’s Bioeconomy. The Summit gathered the US' foremost bioeconomy experts, Federal officials, and industry leaders to discuss US bioeconomy leadership, challenges, and opportunities. 

Tags: bioeconomypolicyprogram

Publication Date: September 19, 2019
Post Date: September 19, 2019

This report analyzes high-level recommendations and data that emerged after recent public health events and provides an overview of country preparedness and global progress in developing national capacities for health emergency management.

Tags: global health preparednesspandemic preparednesscapacity

Publication Date: September 19, 2019
Post Date: September 19, 2019

This report discusses the current state of preparedness for pandemics caused by “high-impact respiratory pathogens.' The report identifies priority actions for countries, international organizations, and other stakeholders.

Tags: global health preparednessrespiratory diseasepandemic preparedness