Biological risks

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Resources to check out

Reducing global catastrophic biological risks→ 80,000 Hours Problem Profile ~ 45 min Also, see Learn More section for more resources
Research and Development to Decrease Biosecurity Risks from Viral Pathogens → Article ~ 40 min A summary of the biosecurity class of existential risks written by Open Philanthropy. They discuss the problem and how they might approach it in the future.

Recommended Reading: Check out EA Norway's Global Catastrophic Biological Risk Cause Area Guide (PDF below) or an overview of biological risks and links to further readings.


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