Public health preparedness in the developing world | Construction to finally begin on National Bio and Agro-Defense lab | Special operators are using rapid DNA readers | WHO leader outlines changes in response to Ebola epidemic | Another view: Pivotal step to #EndPandemics | Could a computer predict the next pandemic? | Long-lived virus: Ebola on surfaces and in semen | ECBC is a big presence at the 2015 DTRA CBD S&T conference | Are we ready for another pandemic? Panel session | UN health agency responds to Ebola spike by deploying team on border | More MERS cases in South Korea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia | Lifelong flu jab closer with discoveries in immune cell memory research | U.S. bird flu causing egg squeeze, emergency measures | Post-Vietnam dioxin exposure in agent orange-contaminated aircraft | Economic burden of major foodborne illnesses acquired in the U.S. | To fight superbugs, FDA seeks detailed data on animal antimicrobials | Former agent sues FBI for retaliating against him for anthrax case criticisms | New canine flu detected in several more states | The challenge of West Nile Virus in Europe | How a childhood vaccine reduces risk of a cancer | Gene turns female mosquitoes into males | U.S. science leaders to tackle ethics of gene-editing technology
See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including the DTRA chem-bio conference, pandemic preparedness, and rapid DNA readers.
Public health preparedness in the developing world (Vital Record)
Another view: Pivotal step to #EndPandemics (Texas Chron)
Long-lived virus: Ebola on surfaces and in semen (The Scientist)
Are we ready for another pandemic? Panel session (Vital Record)
The challenge of West Nile Virus in Europe (Eurosurveillance)
Gene turns female mosquitoes into males (Science)