TITLE

National Strategy for Oversight Is Needed

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/22/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the testimony of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the national strategy for monitoring high-containment laboratories delivered to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security. It states that laboratories dealing with dangerous pathogens are now taking place in all sectors because no single agency is assigned to determine their risk. GAO cites the vital role of oversight in ensuring regulations compliance and improving biosafety.
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44537409

 

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