YOUNG SCIENTISTS GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN OUTBREAK PREPAREDNESS
High school students at BioBus, Inc. (a Lounsbery grantee) in New York City are a step ahead as they begin work to prepare for and prevent future pandemics. The New York City Virus Hunters, a new program of the nonprofit organization, BioBus, is the first large-scale attempt to map an influenza virus in New York. Each year, hundreds of local students will engage in (safe) virus surveillance and conduct science research right in their neighborhoods.
Click here to read the full article in the New York Times.
Click here to read the BioBus press release.