Biodefense Infrastructure Remains DoD Priority
Biodefense Infrastructure Remains DoD Priority

Biodefense Infrastructure Remains DoD Priority

Biodefense capabilities represent the U.S. response to infectious diseases and biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear threats.

Biodefense capabilities—the U.S. response to infectious diseases and biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear threats—remain as a top priority for the Department of Defense, as it has contributed to a national center funded as a public-private partnership by the Department of Health and Human Services.

The HHS Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing is a biodefense response to pandemics such as the 2009-2010 H1N1 flu and the future threat of biological attacks and other public health emergencies.

Read more at http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120959.

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