NIH To Discuss New Independent Assessment Of Potentially Risky Viral Research

NPR: Debate Over Bird Flu Research Moratorium Flares Up Again
“…[W]hen [Rocco] Casagrande saw the government wanted someone to do an independent assessment of the benefits and risks [of some types of viral research], his company Gryphon Scientific applied for the job. … His team’s report is over 1,000 pages long, and will be discussed Thursday and Friday at the National Institutes of Health, which is holding a meeting of a government advisory committee called the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity…” (Greenfieldboyce, 1/7).

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