News & Perspective

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019

News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

New chronic wasting disease program
FDA budget request
Anthrax checklist

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

News Scan for May 23, 2018

More Nipah in India
Lassa vaccine partnership
Seasonal flu economic burden
Anthrax prophylaxis guidance
Infrared Zika detection

Apr 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018

News Scan for Apr 23, 2018

HHS anthrax antitoxin buy
Ebola lab exposure
Measles vaccine gaps, death burden

Sep 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017

Bioterror Scan for Sep 28, 2017

Smallpox vaccine buy
Rapid anthrax test

Mar 21, 2016

Mar 21, 2016

News Scan for Mar 21, 2016

More Ebola in Guinea
Flu virus in coughs, breaths
H7N9 case in Hong Kong
New anthrax drug approved

Aug 18, 2015

Aug 18, 2015

News Scan for Aug 18, 2015

Vaccine hesitancy
FDA on contaminated scopes
More chikungunya cases
Anthrax vaccine contract

Oct 12, 2011

Oct 12, 2011

Biodefense report card says US still unprepared

(CIDRAP News) – Though the United States has improved its ability to respond to small-scale bioterror events, it is still unprepared to protect its citizens against large attacks, according to the latest assessment today from a bipartisan commission established to advise Congress.

May 12, 2011

May 12, 2011

NRC seeks changes in US vaccine program for biodefense workers

(CIDRAP News) – A report from the National Research Council (NRC) calls for some changes in a US Army immunization program for lab researchers who work with dangerous pathogens, saying the vaccines need to be made more accessible to civilian scientists.

Apr 21, 2011

Apr 21, 2011

FDA strategic plan promises new food safety approaches

(CIDRAP News) – A 5-year strategic plan released yesterday by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promises new approaches to food safety in line with new legislation and increased efforts to smooth the regulatory pathway for medical defenses against biological and other unconventional attacks.

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