Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens at Robert Koch Institute
The Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens (Zentrum für Biologische Gefahren und Spezielle Pathogene, ZBS) has the mission (1) to identify unusual biological events with highly pathogenic agents that might be used with bioterrorist intent. (2) In addition, ZBS assesses the health implications for the general public and (3) works on preparedness and response for such incidents. This also includes informing decision-makers and professionals on incidents and to advise and support them on measures to be taken accordingly.
Location: Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Spokesperson: Andreas Nitsche (firstname.lastname@example.org)