Skip to main content

Reports and Publications

Publication Date: August 29, 2019
Post Date: August 29, 2019

This report is intended for United States and Canadian state, federal, provincial, and territorial fish and wildlife agencies personnel who make management and policy decisions for wildlife populations. It provides an account of current tools and recommendations available to craft and implement m

Tags: chronic wasting diseaseCWDcervid disease

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report discusses the public health capabilities necessarry to respond to biological incidents.

Tags: biosurveillancebioterrorismbiological incident response

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report summarizes the scope and role of infection preventionists in emergency management for all types of disasters. 

Tags: infection control and preventionemergency response

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report analyzes biological incidents which have occurred over the past several decades, including the Rajneesh Cult salmonella poisoning, Larry Wayne Harris’ purchase of plague bacteria, the Aum Shinrikyo cult anthrax dissemination and the Anthrax Letter attacks of 2001. 

Tags: bioterrorismemergency responsebiological incident response

Publication Date: July 24, 2019
Post Date: July 24, 2019

This report updates the 2010 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention of Japanese encephalitis among US travelers and laboratory workers.

Tags: Japanese encephalitiscountermeasuresvaccination

Publication Date: July 16, 2019
Post Date: July 16, 2019

This document outlines how Wawles will address the risks of the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance in animals and the environment. It discusses best agriculture best practices that align with antimicrobial stewardship.

Tags: antimicrobial resistanceantibiotic resistanceantibiotic stewardship

Publication Date: July 5, 2019
Post Date: July 5, 2019

Study finds that nanofibers have the possibility to enhance mask and respirator capability to capture nanoparticles like viruses and bacteria. 

Tags: biosafetysurgical masksrespirator

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