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Publication Date: June 30, 2019
Post Date: June 30, 2019

This report offers an overview of US Department of Defense (DOD) health security activities and capabilities along with recommendations for strengthening the coherence and integration of DOD activities.

Tags: health securityemerging illnessinfectious disease

Publication Date: June 27, 2019
Post Date: June 27, 2019

This statement discusses US Government Accountability (GAO) reports issued from December 2009 through March 2019 on various biological threats and biodefense efforts. To conduct prior work, GAO reviewed biodefense reports, relevant presidential directives, laws, regulations, policies, strategic p

Tags: biodefensebiosecuritybiotchnology

Publication Date: June 21, 2019
Post Date: June 21, 2019

This roadmap provides an assessment of the current status and potential of engineering biology. It covers technical challenges and opportunities in the near and long term.

Tags: bioeconomybioengineering

Publication Date: June 21, 2019
Post Date: June 21, 2019

The platform provides detailed information for 120+ pathogens, including a profile, history, and current disease statistics.

Tags: epidemicinfectious diseasemonitoring

Publication Date: June 17, 2019
Post Date: June 17, 2019

This report looks at the risks of a global catastrophic biological event and the state of global preparedness and offers recommendations for urgent action to address preparedness deficits.

Tags: biological incident responseglobal health preparednessbiological weapons

Publication Date: June 14, 2019
Post Date: June 14, 2019

This toolkit was developed to assist Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) member hospitals with developing and improving their mass casualty response plans.

Tags: incident responsehospital best practicepreparedness

Publication Date: June 12, 2019
Post Date: June 12, 2019

This paper looks at the current and potential implications pf microfluidics and nanofluidics for both the offensive and defensive sides of chemical, biological, and nuclear threats. 

Tags: biological weaponschemical weaponstechnology

Publication Date: June 7, 2019
Post Date: June 7, 2019

This report providees researchers and government officials with an understanding of how ethics are created, monitored, and enforced across scientific disciplines and across borders.

Tags: life sciences researchbioethicsoversight

Publication Date: May 31, 2019
Post Date: May 31, 2019

This resource provides information on identifying European ticks and the diseases they carry and transmit.

Tags: tick diseasereferenceguidance

Publication Date: May 31, 2019
Post Date: May 31, 2019

This report analyzes 129 different measures in order to establish index scores for the United States’ ability to protect the health security of Americans from emerging infectious diseases, terrorism, and extreme weather conditions.

Tags: health securitypublic health preparednessemergency preparedness