Official recommends changes to Army's infectious disease practices

By Evan Ochsner / May 18, 2022 at 2:21 PM
The Army can play a leading role in staving off the next pandemic, but it will need to upgrade its practices to do so, a service infectious disease official said Tuesday. The Army has existing capabilities in place to stave off diseases, but its “medicine chest” needs improvement, said John Dye, a top virologist at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. “We need to develop these so we’re ready to roll,” Dye said during a panel at the...

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