Biodefense Headlines – December 24, 2017

December 24, 2017

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including internet-based biosurveillance methods, lifting the moratorium on gain-of-function studies, and the threat posed by botulinum neurotoxins. BIOPREPAREDNESS We’re not remotely prepared [Read more]

New Virus Officially Named Influenza D

September 2, 2016

The International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses recently approved naming a new virus, influenza D, as proposed by the South Dakota State University (SDSU) researchers who discovered it. The committee officially announced [Read more]

Biodefense Headlines – July 3, 2016

July 3, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including high containment lab incidents, battling antibiotic resistance, and the future of Plum Island. POLICY & PRACTICES Federal report discloses incidents in high-containment [Read more]

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