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"Biological Threats to U.S. National Security: Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, November 20, 2019. Accessed December 05, 2019. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/events/biological-threats-to-u-s-national-security-testimony-before-the-senate-armed-services-subcommittee-on-emerging-threats-and-capabilities/

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On November 20, Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, Co-Chair of the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, testified before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities on “Biological Threats to U.S. National Security.” The Commission’s final report, “Ending the Cycle of Crisis and Complacency in U.S. Global Health Security,” was submitted to the record and featured prominently throughout the hearing, including in Chairwoman Ernst’s opening statement and in the Q&A period.

Dr. Gerberding describes her testimony in this short CSIS Testify video.

Download Dr. Gerberding’s full written testimony above. Watch the full hearing here.

Read the full congressional testimony.