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 plans; surveyed states; and interviewed federal, state, and industry officials, among others.
The platform provides detailed information for 120+ pathogens, including a profile, history, and current disease statistics.
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.
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.