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Title:
Calls for Caution in Genome Engineering Should Be a Model for Similar Dialogue on Pandemic Pathogen Research
Authors:
Marc Lipsitch, Kevin Esvelt, Thomas Inglesby
Publication:

Ann Intern Med September 8, 2015

Publisher:
American College of Physicians
DOI:
10.7326/M15-1048
Date posted:
September 08, 2015
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Introduction:

The authors argue that clinicians, public health experts, and representatives of the public should be involved in examining the advisability of performing experiments intended to create potential pandemic pathogens, providing important perspectives on how to reduce the risks of such research, and increasing public confidence in scientists as responsible stewards.