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GAO Says US Needs To Improve Biosurveillance Strategy

Law360, Washington (July 9, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report Wednesday that there's still room for improvement when it comes to mapping out, coordinating and organizing a nationwide system for watching for biological threats, be they naturally occurring or the result of a terrorist attack.

There have been important strides in national biosurveillance, GAO director of Homeland Security and Justice Christopher P. Currie said in prepared remarks to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. However, the White House has yet to issue an implementation...
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