This article discusses the potential gene drives have to help defeat infectious disease and to control pests.
Genetic information about pathogens is important for disease control and research. Uncertainty about ownership of genetic information hinders access to knowledge that is needed for public health response.
Public-health officials are worried about a surge in bacterial and viral infections linked to opioid abuse, but lack the necessarry data to understand the phenomenon.
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.
The platform provides detailed information for 120+ pathogens, including a profile, history, and current disease statistics.
Metabiota Epidemic Tracker is a free platform that allows users to view, analyze, and understand events.
Median estimates from the three datasets analyzed suggest at least half of all Ebola virus disease spillover events (possibly as many as 83 percent) have gone undetected.
Greater knowledge of pathogen genomics and their vectors may play a major role in preventing and treating infectious diseases.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) assistant director for emergencies, said factors such as population movement, conflict, and poor governance are creating a perfect storm for disease outbreaks.
The European Regional Laboratory Task Force for High Threat Pathogens will focus on improving disease detection capacities in countries in eastern and south-eastern Europe and central Asia.