“The Need for Modernization of Biosecurity in the Post-COVID World”

Group of researchers wearing protective garments, conducting biomedical research on the field
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In this article, Dr. James Giordano explores different questions related to biosecurity, when doing research on dangerous pathogens, in the context of the pandemic. “How might biosecurity protections for such research be modernized while still enabling important, necessary public health research that utilizes dual-use or gain-of-function capabilities?”. “As the world takes urgent action to mitigate shortcomings in the response to COVID-19, such questions and their potential solutions are vital to inform and direct future life science and technology endeavors”, he reflects.

Read the journal article.