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Global Health Security Threats: Time to Act Now

According to the new report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, “the United States remains woefully ill-prepared to respond to global health security threats.” The CSIS Commission urges the U.S. government to address the potential crisis by establishing a doctrine of...

New Report on Strengthening the US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

When Good Food Goes Bad: Strengthening the US Response to Foodborne disease Outbreaks The Center for Biosecurity of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has released a new report that highlights foodborne illness and the importance of early detection. The report suggests there is a strong need for the US...

White House Releases National Biosurveillance Strategy

“The ‘National Strategy for Biosurveillance’ sets forth the United States Government approach to strengthen our national biosurveillance enterprise and describes a core set of functions critical to this Strategy’s success.The approach builds on existing biosurveillance concepts and capabilities in seeking to enable more rapid detection, knowledge, and characterization of human,...