Bioterrorism

Recent News

Apr 10, 2019

News Scan for Apr 10, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
BARDA countermeasure effort
Cholera in Mozambique
Mar 19, 2019

News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

New chronic wasting disease program
FDA budget request
Anthrax checklist
Feb 28, 2019

News Scan for Feb 28, 2019

No flu shot link to miscarriage
Saudi MERS case
Measles and vaccine exemptions
New malaria approach
Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state
Jan 15, 2019

News Scan for Jan 15, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Wider approval for Tdap vaccine
NK bioweapons concern
Global health threats
Oct 17, 2018

News Scan for Oct 17, 2018

Salmonella and raw chicken
Oseltamivir use in pregnancy
Bioterrorism readiness
Sep 18, 2018
Ebola BSL-3 lab researcher

White House shines high-level spotlight on biodefense

With HHS taking the lead, the new strategy establishes a cabinet-level biodefense steering committee.

Aug 10, 2018

News Scan for Aug 10, 2018

H1N2v in California and Michigan
Cost of antibiotic resistance
Cyclospora outbreak grows
Biosecurity leadership honors
Jul 13, 2018

News Scan for Jul 13, 2018

First smallpox drug approved
Suspected Ebola cases
Jun 29, 2018

News Scan for Jun 29, 2018

Polio in the DRC and Somalia
Cyclospora outbreak total grows
Biodefense roadmap
Avian flu in Ghana and Denmark

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Cicero A, Meyer D, Shearer MP, et al. Southeast Asia strategic multilateral dialogue on biosecurity. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Mar 12)

Jia Q, Bowen R, Dillon BJ, et al. Single vector platform vaccine protects against lethal respiratory challenge with Tier 1 select agents of anthrax, plague, and tularemia. Sci Rep 2018 (published online May 3)

Kwon EH, Reisler RB, Cardile AP, et al. Distinguishing respiratory features of category A/B potential bioterrorism agents from community-acquired pneumonia. Health Secur 2018 (published online Aug 10)

Zhou X, Wang Y, Liu H, et al. Effectiveness of market-level biosecurity at reducing exposure of poultry and humans to avian influenza: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jul 7)

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