Use of Anthrax Vaccine in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2019

This report updates the 2009 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding use of anthrax vaccine in the United States. The report summarizes data on estimated efficacy in humans using a correlates of protection model and safety data and provides updated guidance for use of anthrax vaccine adsorbed for preexposure prophylaxis.

Chicken-killing Newcastle disease spurs strict guidelines for public employees

California state Veterinarian Annette Jones issued a directive to state, county, and city workers to avoid poultry areas in an effort reduce spread exotic Newcastle disease. The guidelines also provide biosecurity procedural guidance when entering poultry premises is unavoidable.

Handbook of Applied Biosecurity for Life Science Laboratories

This handbook provides guidance for personnel who work with infectious pathogens and toxins that may affect the health of humans, animals and plants. It aims to engage scientists, laboratory employees and students in laboratory biosecurity, and to provide practical advice that will ensure the secure handling and storage of biological materials.

Handbook of Applied Biosecurity for Life Science Laboratories, Farsi translation

This handbook focuses on the laboratory related activities and basic components of applied biosecurity that are relevant to all laboratory employees. The role played by laboratory managers and principal investigators in safeguarding laboratory assets and the employees under their supervision is also highlighted. This handbook provides guidance for personnel who work with infectious pathogens and toxins.