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Russia, the USA and China Should Work Together against Natural or Deliberate Biological Threats

An interview concerning COVID-19, pandemics, and terrorism, with CNS’ Richard Pilch.

Four vials in a box

“Test, Flex, and Scale” – An Operational Plan for COVID-19 Recovery in Resource-Constrained America

A plan to overcome US limitations in testing, tracing, and healthcare.

Flags of member nations at the United Nations Headquarters, seen in 2007 (Src: Aotearoa, Wikimedia Commons)

Opinion – COVID-19 Underscores the Need for International Partnerships in the Life Sciences

The COVID-19 pandemic offers a unique opportunity to build bridges through public and veterinary health.

Touro Infirmary in Uptown New Orleans added walk-in testing for Coronavirus on 2020-03-21 (Src: Paulscrawl, Wikimedia Commons)

Regional Pairing to Mitigate Overwhelmed Healthcare Systems

By sharing resources, states would be best protected against COVID-19 spread and economic impact.

Wholesale market photo (Src: Peter Griffin,

Opinion: To Prevent the Next Covid-19, We Must Address Not Just Supply But Demand

If we want to get serious about preventing future outbreaks that resemble COVID-19, we must change the public mindset.

COVID-19 coronavirus diagram (Src: CDC)

World War “V”: The COVID-19 Pandemic

CNS resources on COVID-19, based on decades of experience at the biosecurity/global health nexus.

Covid-19 coronavirus 3d illustration

Dr. Richard Pilch on the COVID-19 Outbreak and Response

WEBINAR: CNS’s Director of the Biological and Chemical Weapons Nonproliferation Program.

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The New Coronavirus as a Weapon?

The possibility that extremist groups may deliberately spread COVID-19 should not be ignored.

Microscopic closeup of virus, round with small clusters of stems on surface.

Northern California: Start Social Distancing Now to Halt COVID-19

The virus is twenty times more lethal than the common flu.