Oct 2019

CWMD Has ‘Spun Down Worse and Worse’ with ‘Flawed’ Biothreat Detection, Lawmakers Told

Homeland Security Today’s Bridget Johnson reports that current efforts to develop technology that could detect and protect the nation from biological threats “are insufficient and are going in the wrong direction,” the executive director of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense warned lawmakers Thursday.

See: https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/wmd/cwmd-has-spun-down-worse-and-worse-with-flawed-biothreat-detection-lawmakers-told/

For those of us hoping to assure we’re better prepared for a biological or chemical attack, this news may not be “new,” but it’s not encouraging either.

The next time you’re chatting with your congressperson, let them know how important it is to be ready for such attacks.

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