Two Chinese agriculture research institutions are investigating how more than 100 students and staff became infected with the bacterium Brucella.
Health authorities in Gansu Province plan to strengthen oversight over biosafety at laboratories following a fresh wave of ibrucellosis nfections that have affected nearly 100 personnel at the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute in Lanzhou,
The report of brucellosis patients in Harbin comes after confirmation from Chinese health authorities that a total of 96 people in northwest China had contracted the disease after exposure to infected animals at Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute in Gansu Province.
Sixty-five people in a veterinary research institute in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province, have been diagnosed with brucellosis.
An investigation by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that between April 2016 and February 2018, the company was in possession of a large quantity of infectious avian influenza and West Nile virus.
Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases has begun tests on Ebola, Marburg, Lassa, Crimean-Congo, and South American hemorrhagic fever viruses in an attempt to make diagnoses more accurate and improve detection methods.
Researchers have developed a robust assay to determine cell sorter aerosol containment. The new method challenges the industry status quo, which has several drawbacks.
Importing the Ebola virus and other infectious diseases is intended to help strengthen Japan’s inspection system for diseases that have never spread within the country, in preparation for an expected increase in visitors from abroad ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) has been applying radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels to biological samples for vaccine, drug and infectious disease management research, so that samples can be identified in freezers without being removed from cold storage.
Japan's health ministry and the National Institute of Infectious Diseases are considering importing frozen pathogens of Ebola, Crimean-Congo fever, Marburg, and Lassa fever.