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Biodefense Headlines – Dec 13, 2015

Biodefense Outbreak NewsSee what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including WHO’s most dangerous pathogens list, rapid diagnostics for deadly outbreaks, CDC select agent lab leadership shuffle, and more…

BIODEFENSE POLICY & PRACTICES

U.S. CDC replaces lab director after pathogen incidents (Reuters)

GOF risk-benefit analysis unveiled ahead of NSABB debate (CIDRAP)

The most dangerous pathogens, according to WHO (Science)

Ebola investment boosts neglected-disease research (Nature)

Public health gets least money, but does most (USA Today)

CHEMICAL WEAPONS

SELECT AGENTS

INFECTIOUS DISEASE COUNTERMEASURES

OUTBREAK NEWS & THREAT SURVEILLANCE

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

INDUSTRY NEWS

RADIOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR THREATS

CHIKV Neutralizing Antibodies Process

Novel Mechanisms to Block Chikungunya Virus

H7N9 Avian Influenza

Promising Results in H7N9 Prime-Boost Vaccine Trial