Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and Tom Ridge Co-Author “How America Can End Threat of Future Pandemics by 2030”
Kasowitz Benson Torres senior counsel Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, have co-authored “How America Can End Threat of Future Pandemics by 2030,” published in USA Today. In the article, the authors discuss how the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense’s proposed Apollo Program for Biodefense, which includes developing medical countermeasures that could be deployed within days or in advance of a biological event and technology that detects a novel biological threat at the first human cluster, could eliminate pandemic threats and U.S. vulnerabilities to biological attacks by 2030. The program details are outlined in the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense’s report, “The Apollo Program for Biodefense: Winning the Race against Biological Threats.”
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, senior counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents clients in independent and internal investigations and advises them on a wide range of public policy, strategic and regulatory issues. He also assists corporate clients on homeland and national security and defense matters. During Senator Joseph Lieberman’s tenure as a United States Senator, he helped shape legislation concerning national and homeland security. In addition, he served in many leadership roles, including Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. Since 2014, Senator Lieberman and former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge have co-chaired the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense.