DoD Inspector General to Reevaluate Select Agent Facilities, Biosafety Oversight

The US Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General is conducting a Follow-Up Evaluation of DoD Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSAT) Biorisk Program Office implementation of recommendations from the April 2016 “Evaluation of DoD Biological Safety and Security Implementation.“

The Virus busters

In the past few months, some of India’s leading virologists have moved from biosafety level 1 and 2 laboratories to biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) facilities.