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.

FAO, OIE, and WHO launch a guide for countries on taking a One Health approach to addressing zoonotic diseases

As global trade and travel expands, zoonotic diseases are increasingly posing concerns worldwide. To face these threats, collaboration, coordination, communication, and concerted action between different sectors are needed, using a multisectoral, One Health approach.