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H5N1: A Case Study for Dual-Use Research

Gigi Kwik Gronvall
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July 01, 2013
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Council on Foreign Relations. Working Paper. July 2013

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In this CFR working paper, author Gigi Kwik Gronvall examines the controversy surrounding the publication of two H5N1 flu–transmission and clarifies the arguments that arose for and against publication; offers lessons learned for future dual-use research to scientists, research directors, publishers, and policymakers; and promotes a reasonable consideration of the risks and benefits of dual-use research.



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