NIH Advisers: Hike Controls On Pandemic-Potential Pathogen Research

By Jessica Karins / January 30, 2023 at 3:43 PM
The National Security Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) voted Friday (Jan. 27) to recommend the government tighten its oversight of experimentation involving pandemic-potential pathogens (PPPs), addressing a topic that has become hotly debated due to the COVID-19 pandemic and political controversy about its origins. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will now review and decide whether to adopt the recommendations. The move came days before a House oversight panel is set to hold an oversight hearing on the issue Wednesday...

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