More Investment Needed In Pathogen Origins, Scientists Tell Congress

By Jessica Karins / February 2, 2023 at 1:59 PM
Biosecurity experts recommended greater government investment in researching the origins of pathogens and causes of potential future pandemics at a House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday (Feb. 1), during which Democrats and Republicans again clashed over controversial pathogen research methods. The hearing was the first of the new Congress for E&C’s oversight subcommittee and addressed an issue House Republicans had promised would be a focus of their oversight efforts, the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. It centered around a...

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