Author: DFNS


CEPI-EDCTP Seeks Proposals for Lassa Virus Vaccines

Lassa virus (LASV) has been added to the WHO R&D Blueprint list of diseases for which there is an urgent need for accelerated research and development, considering the disease’s potential to cause a public...


Ancient Pathogens of Past Plagues Tell a Vivid Tale

One of the pioneers of the field of microbial archaeology is geneticist Johannes Krause, founding director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany. Earlier this month, he...


The Case for Better Agroterrorism Preparedness

Excerpt from The Pandora Report: An attack on the food supply gives the perpetrating group several benefits. The psychological and economic effect of targeting food supplies would be substantial; such an attack would be...


Deploying Smart NanoAgents to Fight Disease

Scientists create supersensitive nanomaterials for DNA diagnostics and targeted drug delivery In 1900, German physician Paul Ehrlich came up with the notion of a “magic bullet.” The basic idea is to inject a patient...


Pandora Report: 2.21.2020

Happy Friday Biodefense Gurus! We have a packed edition of the Pandora Report this week, but before we begin – don’t forget to register and reserve your spot for the “Coronavirus & International Security”...

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