NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A little-known bill enacted into law at the end of last year could be a boon to biotech companies, including those using genomic technologies, developing diagnostics for pathogens and other biosecurity-related products and services.
 
The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act creates a new way for the federal government to contract out its biosecurity programs for biothreat responses, among other provisions.
 

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