Global Biodefense


SEE: A New One Health Platform for Emerging Infectious Diseases (

  • There’s never been a stronger need to advance scientific knowledge related to the connections between humans, animals, plants and their shared environment.
  • Climate change with extreme weather events directly impacts animal health, vector distribution and likely the emergence or re-emergence of pathogens.
  • Increasing globalization in recent decades has further facilitated pathogen spread.
  • War and armed conflicts affect emerging infectious disease dynamics by displacing populations, pressuring food sources, and disrupting vaccination campaigns.