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Web Date: August 11, 2017

U.S. academic biomedical labs said unready for disasters

NAS report outlines recommendations for preparation and recovery
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Policy, disaster recovery, biomedical research, NIH

The U.S. academic biomedical research community is ill-prepared for disasters such as hurricanes and cyber-attacks, concludes a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine. Institutions should prepare for the worst “to minimize the loss of important scientific discoveries” and protect the more than $150 billion in public and private funding invested each year in medical and health . . .

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