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Publication Date:
9/4/2019
Post Date: 9/4/2019

This is a timeline of the 60+ public health responses since supported by the US Strategic National Stockpile since 1999.

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Publication Date:
8/19/2018
Post Date: 8/29/2019

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 management practices to help in the fight against chronic wqasting disease (CWD) on a state or provincial scale.

Publication Date:
5/13/2009
Post Date: 8/27/2019

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

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2/20/2002
Post Date: 8/27/2019

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

Publication Date:
4/6/2011
Post Date: 8/27/2019

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. 

Publication Date:
7/19/2019
Post Date: 7/24/2019

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. The report summarizes the epidemiology of Japanese encephalitis, describes the US approved Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and provides recommendations for its use.

Publication Date:
7/15/2019
Post Date: 7/16/2019

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.

Publication Date:
6/22/2017
Post Date: 7/5/2019

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

Publication Date:
6/29/2019
Post Date: 6/30/2019

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.

Publication Date:
6/26/2019
Post Date: 6/27/2019

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 plans; surveyed states; and interviewed federal, state, and industry officials, among others.