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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE RECEIVES $2.5 MILLION GRANT TO  ADVANCE LEADERSHIP AND REDUCE CATASTROPHIC RISK Open Philanthropy grant comes as North Korea and other global regimes build biological weapons capabilities WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2018) – The Blue...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com   BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE TO EXPLORE CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR STATE & LOCAL RESPONSE TO LARGE-SCALE BIOLOGICAL EVENTS Panel Members Donna Shalala and Jim Greenwood to Host Public Meeting at University of Miami WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 16,...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com   BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE RECOGNIZES NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY,  CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH  WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2017) - Senator Joseph Lieberman and Governor Tom Ridge, the co-chairs of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, today...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com   SEN. JOE LIEBERMAN TELLS U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE IMMEDIATE ACTION  NEEDED TO REDUCE THE BIOLOGICAL RISK TO AMERICA'S FOOD SUPPLY WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 13, 2017) – In testimony today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com  ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** MEETING OF BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE TO ADDRESS NATIONAL BIODEFENSE STRATEGY: IMPLEMENTATION AND IMPLICATIONS  WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov 1, 2017) – The Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense will host a public meeting examining the National...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com NEW REPORT FROM BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE FINDS ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INCREASINGLY THREATENED – CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ‘Defense of Animal Agriculture’ Provides Specific Recommendations for Protecting One of the Largest Sectors of U.S. Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL: U.S. NOT PREPARED TO IDENTIFY PERPETRATORS OF BIOLOGICAL CRIMES, TERRORISM, PROLIFERATION, AND WARFARE  Effective Prosecution Depends on the Ability to Attribute Crimes, But U.S. Government Lacks Microbial Forensic Capability WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 3, 2017)...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2017 CONTACT: Sue Walitsky (Cardin) 202-224-4524 Ian Jannetta (Van Hollen) 202-228-0672 Jaime Lennon (Ruppersberger) 410-746-7954 Will McDonald (Delaney) 202-225-2721  Cardin and Van Hollen, Ruppersberger and Delaney Call on President Trump Not to Sacrifice America’s Chemical and Biological Defenses “The risk of biological and chemical agents being used is...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Steve Aaron, SRA Communications, (717) 554-8614, steve@SRACommunications.com BLUE RIBBON STUDY PANEL ON BIODEFENSE STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CLOSURE OF BIODEFENSE LABORATORY WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 10, 2017) - Senator Joseph Lieberman and Governor Tom Ridge, the co-chairs of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, today...