Corporate Report: Secure Specimen Transfer from Ebola Biobank to the UK (United Kingdom)

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Corporate Report: Secure Specimen Transfer from Ebola Biobank to the UK (United Kingdom)

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Description

This report summarizes the establishment of the Ebola Biobank, its governance, and how materials were safely transported in 2015 from West Africa to the United Kingdom for curation by Public Health England. The Biobank is a secure but accessible resource of biological samples that are essential for understanding human disease and the development of vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2019-07-19

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This information has been published in response to a request (FOI) made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.