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Some topics: weighing risks and benefits, ethical issues, and global involvement.
Recommendations include executive-level management that spells out a national plan, pulls together a policy council, and unifies the biodefense budget.
The CDC proposes adding certain H5N1 viruses to HHS's select agent list; experts have varied reactions.
With Wisconsin now affected, experts ponder what's causing the historic outbreak on numerous Midwestern farms.
In its report on flu sample cross-contamination today, the CDC detailed departures from best practices and reporting delays.
The hearing revealed systemic problems and worries about the safety culture of lab workers.
In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.
The debate over experiments that increase avian flu virus transmissibility heats up.
Dutch researchers say they've found five mutations that make H5N1 airborne transmissible in ferrets.
A new assessment says that avian flu "gain of function" research poses a serious outbreak risk.
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