IFBA launches a call to action for the establishment of an undergraduate degree program in biosafety. See the following link for more details.
The above mentioned publication will not be updated. Instead, the most relevant points will be included in the updated version of «Verhütung blutübertragbarer Infektionen im Gesundheitswesen» : More details can be found at the following link.
How dangerous is gain-of-function (GOF) research? Do the risks outweigh the benefits? How should GOF research be controlled?
Questions like these are discussed in the opinion piece in Science. See the following link for more details.
Novak et al. published an article on H2O2 decontamination filtering face pieces. More details may be found here.
Welch et al. published an article on inactivation of SARS-CoV-2 specimens in common laboratory buffers. See here for more details.
Vega et. al. published an article in International Journal of Infectious Diseases showing the wearing face masks may reduce the frequency of touching one's face. More details may be found here.
The following article may be of interest to our members, as it discusses human behaviour, touching surfaces and transmission of infectious diseases. More details may found here.
Those present may remember the very interesting presentation by Dr. Andreas Kurth on pressure differentials in BSL4 labs. The associated article has now been published and may be found here.
As published by Promed, a Spanish veterinarian was exposed to anthrax whilst performing a necropsy. More information as well as the link to the original source may be found here.
Dettmann, et al. published an article in Health Security presenting concepts on how to bolster biorisk management which may be of interest to our members. The article may be found here.
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