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National Biosafety Systems

Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Matthew P Shearer, Hannah Collins
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July 06, 2016
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UPMC Center for Health Security

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This document summarizes the governmental policies and regulations for biosafety in research laboratories in the nations of Brazil, China, India, Israel, Pakistan, Kenya, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In previous research, we found that there is a lack of international norms governing biosafety precautions for dangerous or especially contagious1; by describing a variety of biosafety governance approaches in these nations, we hoped to find areas of commonality which could be further developed into international norms.



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