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Dec 12, 2014

Dec 12, 2014

News Scan for Dec 12, 2014

EV-D68 cases rise by 28
Symposium on gain-of-function studies

Nov 25, 2014

Nov 25, 2014

News Scan for Nov 25, 2014

Questions on GOF pause
Cholera in Haiti
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids

Oct 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014

News Scan for Oct 31, 2014

H5N1 seroprevalence in Egypt
Flublok vaccine approval
Listeria in soft cheese

Oct 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014

News Scan for Oct 23, 2014

EV-D68 cases reach 973
MERS in Qatar
GOF research pause decried

Oct 17, 2014

Oct 17, 2014

News Scan for Oct 17, 2014

US suspends GOF research funding
Viral outbreaks in Pacific
Aedes mosquitoes in LA

Sep 25, 2014

Sep 25, 2014
1918 influenza virus

US policy pushes institutions to scrutinize dual-use research

The new policy, which calls on scientists to flag their own experiments as DURC, was met with mixed reviews.

Aug 05, 2014

Aug 05, 2014
Entrace to Asilomar conference center

Experts urge gain-of-function sides to seek common ground

Two leading experts urge both sides in the debate to keep an open mind and to set up a conference.

Jul 31, 2014

Jul 31, 2014
Lab biocontainment in 1978

More voices call for action on lab biosafety

Journal editors call for specific steps, while the ASM said it wants the NAS to weigh the risks and benefits.

Jul 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014
Scientist in BSL-4 lab

Scientists voice support for research on dangerous pathogens

Statement is a counterpoint to recent calls for restrictions on gain-of-function research.

Jul 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014

News Scan for Jul 18, 2014

ECDC questions gain-of-function work
AIDS researchers' deaths
More chia salmonellosis
Polio in Equatorial Guinea

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