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Journal: Health Security

Call for Papers
US Gene Drive Governance, A Special Feature in Health Security

Special Feature: Bioeconomy
This issue is devoted to analysis of methods, programs, policies, and systems, as well as ongoing and future research and policy efforts, that focus on maximizing the potential of the bioeconomy, expediting its growth, and further integrating biotechnology into new fields.

Editor-in-Chief: Thomas V. Inglesby, MD

Managing Editor: Kathleen A. Fox, MSc, MA, MPH

Health Security (formerly Biosecurity and Bioterrorism) is a peer-reviewed journal providing research and essential guidance for the protection of people's health before and after epidemics or disasters and for ensuring that communities are resilient to major challenges. The Journal explores the issues posed by disease outbreaks and epidemics; natural disasters; biological, chemical, and nuclear accidents or deliberate threats; foodborne outbreaks; and other emergencies. It offers important insight into how to develop the systems needed to meet these challenges. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Health Security covers research, innovations, methods, challenges, and ethical and legal dilemmas facing scientific, military, and health organizations. The Journal is a key resource for practitioners in these fields, policymakers, scientific experts, and government officials.

Health Security Journal The journal is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Tom Inglesby and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Health Security coverage includes:

  • Scientific, medical, and policy advancements that might help prevent or respond to epidemics
  • Future directions and innovations in public health that improve response to major health events
  • Guidance for healthcare organizations planning to cope with mass casualty crises
  • Initiatives or concepts intended to reduce agricultural vulnerabilities
  • Military and intelligence roles and contributions to biodefense strategy and response
  • Communication methods and challenges for decision makers, the media, and the public
  • Ethical and legal dilemmas posed by major health events

Health Security is indexed/abstracted in: MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences Citation Index®; Social SciSearch®; Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; ProQuest; CAB Abstracts; Global Health

ISSN: 2326-5094 • Published Bimonthly • Online ISSN: 2326-5108

For more information, visit the journal website.

Information for authors
Read the instructions for submitting a paper.



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To protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.