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Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 Requires Annual Assessment and Formalizes Leadership of Biological Intelligence Activities WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2022) – Legislation signed into law this week requires an annual, comprehensive report on biological intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination, and formally puts the head of the National...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com APOLLO TOOLKIT FOR STAKEHOLDERS   Dear Friends: Thank you for your ongoing interest in and support of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense. Whether helping to inform our special reports or sharing your knowledge by appearing at one of our public meetings, you...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com COMMISSION RECEIVES $1.35 MILLION GRANT TO HELP TAKE PREEMPTIVE ACTION AGAINST BIOLOGICAL THREATS TO THE UNITED STATES   WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2022) – The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense today announced receiving a $1.35 million grant from Open Philanthropy. With this  sixth...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com   Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to Meet Feb. 17   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 15, 2022) – Dr. Asha M. George, Executive Director of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, will testify as an expert witness before the...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com COMMISSION RECEIVES $1.35 MILLION GRANT TO HELP TAKE PREEMPTIVE ACTION AGAINST BIOLOGICAL THREATS TO THE UNITED STATES   WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2022) – The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense today announced receiving a $1.35 million grant from Open Philanthropy. With this  sixth...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com    NEW PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN URGES SUPPORT FOR AMBITIOUS APOLLO PROGRAM FOR BIODEFENSE TO END PANDEMIC THREAT IN TEN YEARS Visit TheNextApollo.org to Learn Why It’s Possible and How it Can Happen WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 8, 2021) – The Bipartisan Commission on...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com    BIODEFENSE COMMISSION TO MEET THIS WEEK TO ADVANCE PLANS FOR THE NEXT APOLLO PROGRAM, AIMED AT ELIMINATING PANDEMIC THREAT IN TEN YEARS   New Omicron Variant of COVID-19 Reminds Us That Biological Threats Persist and Underscores the Need for an Apollo...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com    FORMER CONGRESSWOMAN SUSAN BROOKS AND FORMER FDA COMMISSIONER PEGGY HAMBURG JOIN THE BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE Brooks and Hamburg Bring Additional Bipartisan Biodefense Expertise to the Commission   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 1, 2021) – The Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense is delighted to...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com  New Commission Report Details Critical Failures with Current Federal Biodetection Program; Provides Roadmap to Congress for Investing in Next Generation Solutions   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 13, 2021) – Twenty years ago this week, letters laced with deadly anthrax spores arrived...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Steve Aaron SRA Communications (717) 554-8614 steve@SRACommunications.com  COMMISSION WARNS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT BIOLOGICAL RISK New Commission Report Details Immediate Actions to Defend the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure Against Biological Threats WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 5, 2021) – As the Biden Administration and Congress continue to negotiate details of a federal...