Sierra Leone

$9M to Preempt Zoonotic Spillover Threats, Protect Military and Local Communities

February 19, 2019

Predicting the emergence of highly pathogenic viruses in animals and preventing them from spilling over to humans is the goal of a multi-million-dollar cooperative agreement from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) with collaborating researchers at the University of California, Davis; the University of Idaho; and Plymouth University in England.