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Biden Vows Commitment to NATO Alliance, Collaboration to Address Security Threats

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President Biden said the U.S. remains committed to the transatlantic alliance and will work closely with partners in the European Union to address the shared security threats and other challenges. "The transatlantic alliance is back. And we are not looking backward; we are looking forward, together,” Biden said Friday in a speech during the virtual Munich Security Conference.

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DHS S&T Highlights Work of In-House Laboratories

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The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate has cited how its network of laboratories support DHS in carrying out operations. “Our in-house labs offer technical support, infrastructure and core capabilities that produce hard science to support the mission,” said Julie Brewer, director of S&T’s Office of National Laboratories (ONL). 

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AM TRACE Veteran Leadership Work to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic; Miranda Weaver, Naphtali Odongo Quoted

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AM TRACE LLC has expressed its gratitude for U.S. military veterans, including TRACE leadership team members Miranda Weaver, MPH, and Naphtali Odongo, MPH, who serve as project managers and have supported the company’s COVID-19 contract tracing, case investigation and epidemiology consultation programs. "I take pride in my continued service to the overall health and well-being of the United States and its citizens,” said Weaver.

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FDA Accepts Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ Biologics License Application for REGN-EB3 to Treat Quickly-Spreading Pathogens; Dr. George Yancopoulos Quoted

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for Priority Review a new Biologics License Application (BLA) for REGN-EB3, an investigational triple antibody treatment for Ebola virus infection, the company announced on Thursday

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GAO: USAID Should Reverse Reimbursements Made without Legal Authority, Establish Reimbursement Policies

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the U.S. Agency for International Development to reverse reimbursements that were not made in accordance with the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015. According to a report published Wednesday USAID made 271 reimbursements prior to the passing of the Act, and …

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Report: $1T Spending Bill Ready for President Obama’s Signature

A $1.1 trillion government-funding bill was approved by the Senate in a 56-40 vote Saturday and is now headed to the White House for a presidential signature, Reuters reported Sunday. President Barack Obama could sign the fiscal 2015 budget package before the government’s spending authority expires at midnight Wednesday, according …

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Steve VanRoekel: Technology Investments Key to Fight Against Ebola

USAID Chief Innovation Officer Steve VanRoekel said that government investments technology such as mobile communications and medical diagnostics could help bolster efforts to combat the spread of Ebola, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian reports that VanRoekel, who has been coordinating U.S. programs to help affected areas in West Africa, believes that technology tools can …

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