HHS Issues Guidance Against Synthetic DNA Mischief | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US government today issued guidance to prevent the misuse of synthetic DNA to create dangerous organisms.

The US Department of Health and Human Services issued the guidance, called "Screening Framework Guidance for Providers of Synthetic Double-Stranded DNA," as baseline standards for companies to use when screening orders for synthetic double-stranded DNA products.

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