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 norms." This report provides a summary of the Group's findings along with recommendations for further action.
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 protection model and safety data and provides updated guidance for use of anthrax vaccine adsorbed for preexposure prophylaxis.
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.
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.
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.
This report offers an overview and operational checklist for health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high consequence infectious diseases.
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.
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.
This report examines and identifies the most urgent needs and actions required to accelerate preparedness for health emergencies, focusing on biological risks manifesting as epidemics and pandemics.
This report looks at community response and public health communications during an infectious disease outbreak.