Wednesday, July 31, 2013

International partnership tries to preempt next global pandemic

[I have previously posted on this here.]

Published 30 July 2013
Researchers from Australia, Singapore, and the United States are joining forces, through a $20 million partnership, to help pre-empt and prepare the world for the next human pandemic.
Speaking in Canberra the other day, before a gathering of Australia’s leading biosecurity researchers, Dr. Gary Fitt, CSIRO Biosecurity Flagship director, said recent global events highlighted the need to ramp up research into viruses that spread from animals to humans.


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