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News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Congressional Briefing: Preventing Outbreaks: Working Together to Increase Vaccine Confidence

Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC

A congressional briefing co-sponsored by The American Academy of Pediatrics, Adult Vaccine Access Coalition, BIO, NACCHO, Trust for America’s Health, and Vaccinate Your Family will take place on 16 Oct 2019 at 12:30 p.m. Scheduled Speakers: J. Nadine Gracia, MD, Executive Vice President and COO, Trust for America’s Health Jeffrey Duchin, MD, Health Office, Public […]

Senate Committee on Armed Services Hearing: Biological Threats to U.S. National Security

Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC

The Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities will convene on November 20, 2019 for a session on Biological Threats to U.S. National Security. Witnesses will include: Thomas V. Inglesby, Director, Center For Health Security, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health Tara J. O’Toole, Senior Fellow and Executive Vice President, […]

Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee: Protecting the U.S. from Global Pandemics

Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC

The U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governemental Affairs will convene a Full Committee hearing on Feb.12 to examine protecting the United States from global pandemics. ROUNDTABLE: Are We Prepared? Protecting the U.S. from Global Pandemics will February 12, 2020 09:30 AM Location: SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building The meeting will air on CSPAN. See […]

Coronavirus Disease 2019: The U.S. and International Response

Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC

The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation will hold a second subcommittee hearing on the coronavirus outbreak on 27 Feb 2020 at 2:00 Eastern. Witnesses will include U.S. government officials who have led the response to the virus. Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Subject: Coronavirus Disease 2019: The U.S. and […]

The Biological Event Horizon: No Return or Total Resilience

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A virtual meeting of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense will be held on Sep. 24 entitled, "The Biological Event Horizon: No Return or Total Resilience". The ongoing novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is revealing major gaps in national readiness to prepare for, respond to, and recover from biological threats. Decision makers must consider enhancements to […]