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The group voted unanimously on policy regarding avian flu and other viruses.
High-containment labs across the US government, including the CDC, have safety gaps, the GAO says.
The next step in the deliberations is a 2-day National Academies of Science symposium in March.
Some topics: weighing risks and benefits, ethical issues, and global involvement.
The analysis is a key part of a federal review of controversial studies on H5N1 and other pathogens.
DoD Inspector General. Evaluation of DoD biological safety and security implementation. Apr 27, 2016
Rozell DJ. Assessing and managing the risks of potential pandemic pathogen research. (Letter) mBio 2015 Jul 21;6(4):e01075-15
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