Taking steps now to enhance surveillance, accelerate vaccine testing and development, and improve the security of farms, will help prevent H5N1 from becoming the next pandemic. It is not too late to tackle this threat, but it is ultimately up to us to take action.
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Report: A Summit on Ending Biological Threats—Event Summary
This report summarizes discussions held during a workshop hosted by the Council on Strategic Risks on September 26, 2022, focused on ending extreme risks from biological threats. Conversations centered around a few core subject areas: pathogen early warning, public-private collaboration, interagency efforts and collaboration, and strategic communications.
National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity Votes to Support Stricter Regulations for Risky Research
NSABB's recommendations cover research involving enhanced pandemic potential pathogens, as well as dual-use research of concern.
We’re Hiring: Full Time Position for Addressing Biological Threats
The Council on Strategic Risks seeks to hire a full-time team member focused on addressing biological threats. This may be a Fellow or Senior Fellow role, depending on the expertise of the applicants.
Blinken in Beijing: An Opportunity to Reduce Nuclear Risk
Despite the challenges, there are numerous measures available today that could become a longer arc of arms control relations involving the United States and China.
The Pentagon’s Chemical and Biological Defense Program Moves Towards Modernization, Yet Congress Slashes Funding
DoD's major update for its Chemical and Biological Defense Program outlines a new, two-phased approach to medical countermeasures implementation. But