Dispense Assist

Per a directive from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) large metropolitan regions have been tasked with delivering medication to the public within 48 hours after notification of a biological emergency event. Dispense Assist supports public health agencies with accomplishing this mission by providing an online screening tool that allows users to generate vouchers for medication.

FDA Strategy for the Safety of Imported Food

The new strategy outlines four goals: preventing food safety problems in the foreign supply chain prior to entry into the U.S.; effectively detecting and refusing entry of unsafe foods at U.S. borders; responding quickly when the FDA learns of unsafe imported foods; and measuring our progress to ensure that our imported food safety program remains effective and efficient.

MMV and DNDi make 400 compounds available to stimulate research into new drugs for pandemic diseases

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) have launched the Pandemic Response Box to provide researchers with free access to 400 diverse compounds to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for life-threatening pandemic diseases.

ASF Combat

This tool enables pig producers to evaluate areas for biosecurity improvement on their farms by completing a short questionnaire based on African swine fever (ASF) virus scientific literature and practical experience, intended to help reducing the ASF introduction risk level.

CommunityFlu 2.0

This software allows users to simulate the effects of various interventions – including vaccination, school closure, facemasks, and patient isolation – on the spread of an influenza pandemic.