Time Magazine Op-Ed: “Tom Ridge and Joseph Lieberman: How Donald Trump Can Protect America from Bioterrorism”

The United States needs better plans for stopping and responding to attacks.

Leaders from more than 120 nations just concluded the Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference in Switzerland, which focused on the threat posed by biological terrorism. During the conference, the U.S. delegation urged countries to reduce that threat by implementing strategies for detecting and responding to bioweapons. The United States needs to heed its own advice. The country has been and continues to be ill prepared for a biological attack.

When President-elect Trump assumes the Oval Office this January, he has a unique opportunity to fulfill his promise to make America safe again—by taking steps to protect the nation from bioterrorism.”

To read the full op-ed via Time Magazine, click here.

Gov. Tom Ridge and Senator Joseph Lieberman serve as Co-Chairs of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. To learn more, click here.