Category: Homeland Security News

SUPERBUGSAn Estimated 1.2 Million People Died in 2019 from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infections Published 3 February 2022 First comprehensive analysis of global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) estimates resistance itself caused 1.27 million deaths in 2019 – more deaths than HIV/AIDS or malaria – and that antimicrobial-resistant infections played a role in 4.95 million deaths. Estimates for 204

NUCLEAR POWERNuclear Energy as a Hidden Gem Published 3 February 2022 Advanced nuclear reactors will be a key component of a carbon-neutral economy. Andrew Breshears, a principal nuclear chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, offers a back-to-basics look at nuclear energy, and the importance of science communication in the nuclear field. Advanced

DISASTERSDisaster Expert Testifies in Congress Regarding Future Pandemics By Sarah Fecht Published 2 February 2022 “The severity, the disruptions, the politicization of the response, the inequities, and the pandemics’ persistence were all predicted in various reports, studies, and historical records of prior pandemics. The shortage of ventilators, personal protective equipment, and healthcare system capacity was