Passengers flying into three US airports from Wuhan, China, or via connecting flights will be screened for a new coronavirus that has sickened dozens in China and spread to other Asian countries.
In response to African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in other European countries, Denmark upgraded the compulsory border cleaning and disinfection procedure for trucks and also constructed a fence.
The Nuclear Threat Initiative and the World Economic Forum's Working Group on Preventing Illicit Gene Synthesis was tasked with developing "the basis for a durable, global norm to prevent the misuse of synthetic DNA and for a possible mechanism that could facilitate the implementation of such norms." This report provides a summary of the Group's findings along with recommendations for further action.
Biosecurity and vigilant reporting are key tools in the process of stopping porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) outbreaks.
In medical emergencies, attention is not usually given to what happens to the body fluid samples taken during the course of the outbreak, and what is left behind has implications for global biosecurity.
China sentenced He Jiankui, the biophysicist who created the world’s first gene-edited babies, to three years in prison for “illegal medical practice.”
Australia's Defence Force (ADF) will dig mass graves for the country's burned livestock in a bid to fight off a biosecurity emergency.
For farmers returning home from travelling overseas or welcoming others who have travelled to their operations, it is important to be vigilant about biosecurity.
Education of the general public is of great importance to help them to understand the role biosecurity should play in daily life.
Outdoor farms are emerging in Europe due to an increase in organic farming. Depending on the country and local practices, pig production may have the highest biosecurity levels, to no biosecurity.