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News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Clearing the Path: Responding to Disasters During a Crisis

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is convening a diverse group of public-private partners to present, Clearing the Path: Responding to Disasters During a Crisis, a virtual discussion for National Preparedness Month, on September 24, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST. When responding to natural disasters during a crisis, such […]

COVID-19: Current State of the Pandemic

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The National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center (NETEC) will host 'COVID-19: Current State of the Pandemic" on 25 September 2020 as part of its virtual webinar series. In this webinar, NETEC will describe the current pandemic hotspots in the US and globally, including the epidemiology of the current wave of infections; discuss country-wide […]

Integrating Inflammation and Coagulation in COVID-19

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The National Institutes of Health COVID-19 Scientific Interest Group will host a webcast on Integrating Inflammation and Coagulation in COVID-19 on March 4, 2021. About the Speaker Yogen Kanthi, M.D., NHLBI Lasker Scholar, NIH Speaker Yogen Kanthi is a cardiologist and clinical vascular medicine specialist. His laboratory aims to understand how inflammation and coagulation contribute […]

Rapid Response by Laboratory Animal Research Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The National Academies will host a committee meeting on Rapid Response by Laboratory Animal Research Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from March 9-10, 2021. Rapid (and Precise) COVID-19 Vaccine Development Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D., Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID, NIH The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Triumphs and Challenges of Vaccine Development and Use […]

Moving Past COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Responses around the World – Syndemics Webinar

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A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine host a public webinar entitled 'Moving Past COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Responses around the World' on March 17, 2021. Before the panel discussion, Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet, will kick off the webinar by providing a detailed description of how public health […]

How COVID-19 Pandemic Changes Medical Research, Teaching and Patient Care

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A virtual presentation on “How COVID-19 Pandemic Changes Medical Research, Teaching and Patient Care” will be held on March 20, 2021 as part of the 2021 Demystifying Medicine Series. The 2021 Demystifying Medicine Series, which is jointly sponsored by FAES and NIH, will begin January 12 and includes the presentation of patients, pathology, diagnosis and […]

Vaccine Hesitancy and the Anti-Vaxxer Movement

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Dr. Peter Hotez weighs in on identifying innovative strategies to tackling vaccine hesitancy and the anti-science movement. This free event is brought to you by the 2021 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium (CVS), one of a 4-part CVS Online: SARS-CoV-2 Webinar Series featuring leading experts in the field discussing the most pressing topics around COVID-19. ABOUT THE SPEAKER […]

Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) Meeting

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The FDA Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) will convene on 30 November 2021 to discuss Merck and Ridgeback’s request for emergency use (EUA) of molnupiravir oral capsules for treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults who are at risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. an investigational antiviral drug to treat COVID-19. FDA […]