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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com NATION DANGEROUSLY UNPREPARED FOR DEADLY OUTBREAKS AND BIOLOGICAL ATTACKS: BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE URGES IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS MAJOR VULNERABILITIES Commission Dedicates 2024 National Blueprint for Biodefense to founding Co-Chair Joe Lieberman for his tireless efforts to make America and the world safer   WASHINGTON,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE SALUTES THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF PROFESSOR YONAH ALEXANDER WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2024) – The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense is mourning the passing of longtime ex officio member Yonah Alexander, PhD. Professor Alexander, a pioneer in the academic...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com DONNA SHALALA NAMED CO-CHAIR OF THE BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2024) – Today, the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense named former Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala Co-Chair, effective immediately. The announcement follows the passing...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com  SMALLPOX REMAINS A THREAT DESPITE ERADICATION 40 YEARS AGO Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense shares specific recommendations to reduce risk and prepare for outbreak response even as Alaska reports death from virus closely related to smallpox and mpox outbreaks continue WASHINGTON, D.C....

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com   Dr. Panjabi, one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, joins Commission as Ex Officio member WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 9, 2023) – Dr. Asha M. George, Executive Director of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, today announced...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com COMMISSION COMMENDS DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR 2023 BIODEFENSE POSTURE REVIEW DOD moves to defend as biological threats to the Nation increase WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 18, 2023) – Yesterday, the Department of Defense (DOD) released its 2023 Biodefense Posture Review....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com   COMMISSION AWARDED TELLY AWARD FOR APOLLO PROGRAM FOR BIODEFENSE Media Campaign Recognized in Public Service and Activism Category WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2023) –  The Telly Awards, the world’s largest honor for video and television across all screens, announced...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact: Steve AaronSRA Communications(717) 554-8614steve@SRACommunications.com   FORMER CONGRESSMAN FRED UPTON JOINS THE BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE Upton Brings Additional Bipartisan Biodefense Expertise to the Commission WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2023) – The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense is pleased to welcome former Michigan Republican Congressman Fred...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact: Steve AaronSRA Communications(717) 554-8614steve@SRACommunications.com   COMMISSION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DR. ASHA M. GEORGE TO TESTIFY BEFORE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE EXAMINING INVESTIGATION OF BIOLOGICAL EVENTS House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to Hold Public Hearing on February 1 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan....

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact: Steve AaronSRA Communications(717) 554-8614steve@SRACommunications.com   COMMISSION WELCOMES NEW ANALYSIS OF BIODEFENSE SPENDING THAT WILL HELP INFORM FUTURE INVESTMENTS Long-Awaited OMB Crosscut Was a Key Recommendation in Bipartisan Commission’s Original 2015 National Blueprint for Biodefense WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 19, 2023) – The Co-Chairs of the...