An Ambitious Goal: Reducing Biothreats and Making Bioweapons Obsolete

Global Biodefense  March 9, 2020 A workshop brought together government, national laboratories, academia, industry, policy and entrepreneur communities to address the challenges of mitigating and eliminating the risks bioweapons present. The report highlights a wide range of considerations that must be addressed. It provides insights on Key technological trends; Raises questions of the data and information access required for rapidly characterizing and responding to biological attacks and outbreaks; Explores market and supply chain dynamics in depth; Points to significant U.S. government capacities that can be used and expanded, including its vast testing and evaluation infrastructure; Highlights the need for coordinated […]