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News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Global Biodefense Magazine

Insights on Pathogens and Preparedness

24 MARCH 2020

  • States Call for Nationalization of Medical Supplies
  • Lessons for South Korea and Japan for Flattening the Curve
  • The Case for Convalescent Sera as Stopgap Measure for HCW
  • The Proximal Origins of SARS-CoV-2

11 MARCH 2020

  • COVID-19 Testing Ramps Up, But Are There Enough Reagent Supplies?
  • Immunizing Against Weaponized Ricin
  • The Case for Better Agro-Defense
  • New Biosecurity Measures Against African Swine Fever
  • BARDA Backs High-Throughput SARS-CoV-2 Testing

20 FEBRUARY 2020

  • WHO, Senate Calls for Greater Pandemic Preparedness Funding
  • Nerve Agent MCM Auto-Injector Testing
  • COVID-19 Changing Case Count Methodologies in China
  • The Failed Cruise Ship Quarantine Experiment


  • Rapid Diagnostic Development Efforts
  • Worldwide Quarantine Measures
  • Hospitals Face Equipment Shortages
  • Screening Existing Drugs for Use as Coronavirus Treatments
  • Therapeutic Cocktail for Sudan Virus

28 JANUARY 2020

  • Risky Pathogen Research Transparency
  • WHO Criticized for Delaying PHEIC Declaration
  • CEPI Funds Multiple Vaccine Candidates for Novel Coronavirus

16 JANUARY 2020

  • DNA Synthesis Risk Reduction
  • Laser Beam Chem-Bio Threat Detection
  • Testing WMD Civil Support Team Suit Decontamination
  • 51 FDA Approved MCMs Backed by BARDA