­­The Hidden Pandemic: COVID-19’s Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by dkellogg97
2y ago
By Theresa Hoang, Biodefense MS Student Introduction The COVID-19 global pandemic has threatened public health security by adversely altering the health of patients and overwhelming hospital systems throughout the world. Not only is COVID-19 a global health threat, but antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a public health crisis too. AMR happens when microbes become resistant to ..read more
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Pandora Report: 1.31.2020
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
4y ago
ASM Biothreats Missed the 2020 ASM Biothreats conference? Next week we’ll have you updated with our coverage across multiple talks, panels, and the highlights of this top conference on all things biological. GMU biodefense graduate students will be providing detailed accounts of these discussions at a pivotal time in international health. “ASM Biothreats is a ..read more
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Pandora Report: 1.17.2020
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
4y ago
Happy Friday! We’re glad to start the weekend with a healthy dose of all things biodefense. Before we get too far down the nCoV-2019 rabbit hole…Senator Dianne Feinstein recently wrote a letter to DHHS regarding steps the department is taking to protect the U.S. against pandemics. ASM Biothreats  It’s almost that time of year and ..read more
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Pandora Report: 1.3.2020
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
4y ago
Welcome to 2020! We’re excited to start the new year with a short newsletter to keep you up to date on all things biodefense.  Alcatraz of Viruses The Island of Riems in the Baltic Sea, once inhabited by the Nazis for biological weapon research, is now a heavily restricted site for German scientists to develop ..read more
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Pandora Report: 12.20.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
4y ago
Happy Friday fellow health security friends! We will be on holiday next week, but rest assured, your favorite source for all things biodefense will be back right after the New Year. We hope you have a lovely holiday – remember, wash your hands! Speeding Ahead- the Pace of Biotech Democratization Gryphon Scientific researchers recent discussed ..read more
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Pandora Report: 12.6.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
5y ago
Are We Making Progress on the Antibiotic Resistance Front? Antibiotic resistance is a problem that crosses sectors, industries, species, and frankly, requires a widespread effort to make a dent in the problem. Whether it be stewardship among medical providers, surveillance and rapid isolation, or use within agriculture, this is a global issue that we’re just ..read more
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Pandora Report: 8.30.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
5y ago
Alumna Spotlight: Biodefense Grad Tam Dang, Dallas County Epidemiologist “Tam Dang started in the biology world, earning her Bachelor’s of Science degree from George Mason University in 2008. But it was her course of study in the Master’s in Biodefense program at the Schar School that put her on her present career path. The degree, she ..read more
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Pandora Report: 8.16.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
5y ago
 Pandemic Bonds – Designed to Fail Ebola  Is the World Bank’s funding approach to outbreak response hurting the DRC during their fight against Ebola? Olga Jones discusses how the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) works and how it is ultimately helping investors but not health security. “The World Bank has said that the PEF is ..read more
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Pandora Report: 11.22.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
5y ago
Happy Antibiotic Awareness Week! Are you being a good steward of antimicrobials during this respiratory virus season? When A Lab Explosion Ruins Your Day – Stories of Vector  A few months back, an explosion at the Russian laboratory complex known as the State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector), raised a red flag regarding ..read more
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Pandora Report: 11.15.2019
The Pandora Report » antibiotic resistance
by spopescu
5y ago
We’re back and we’ve got quite a packed newsletter for you, so grab a beverage and get ready for the warm fuzzies of biodefense news. Failing to PREDICT the Next Pandemic A few weeks back, it was announced that funding for the PREDICT program would cease after $207 million was sunk into the initiative. GMU ..read more
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