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.
This toolkit was developed to assist Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) member hospitals with developing and improving their mass casualty response plans. The toolkit includes suggested preparedness and response actions for clinical and non-clinical departments that would be involved in mass casualty incident response, as well as related training, drills, and exercises.
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.
This report providees researchers and government officials with an understanding of how ethics are created, monitored, and enforced across scientific disciplines and across borders.
This resource provides information on identifying European ticks and the diseases they carry and transmit.
This resource provides a guide to identifying North American ticks and a discussion of the diseases they carry and transmit.
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.
This study describes antimicrobial-use practices in feed and water on feedlots with a capacity of at least 50 head; estimates the percentage of feedlots administering and the percentage of cattle receiving antimicrobials in feed and water; and describes antimicrobial stewardship practices on US feedlots.
This study is the first nationally focused on antimicrobial use and stewardship practices on US swine sites. The study describes antimicrobial use practices in feed and water; estimates the percentage of production sites using antimicrobials in feed and/or water; and describes antimicrobial stewardship practices.
The Implementation Support Unit of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC ISU) organized a seminar on “Rapid International Response to Biological Incidents: Lessons for the BWC.” The seminar speakers discussed national, regional, and international rapid response mechanisms and capacities. The seminar also addressed interoperability and standardization and training for rapid response teams. This report summarizes the main seminar discussions.