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.
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. The report summarizes the epidemiology of Japanese encephalitis, describes the US approved Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and provides recommendations for its use.
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.
Study finds that nanofibers have the possibility to enhance mask and respirator capability to capture nanoparticles like viruses and bacteria.
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.
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.