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JDR Vol.8 No.4 pp. 644-653
(2013)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2013.p0644

Review:

Biosecurity, Dual Use and Research Ethics

Hiroshi Yoshikura

National Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1-23-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Received:
April 1, 2013
Accepted:
June 18, 2013
Published:
August 1, 2013
Keywords:
biosecurity, dual use, research ethics, innovation
Abstract

Issues treated in this essay are security concern on science and technology on one hand and research freedom, public health needs and innovation on the other. They are not necessarily compatible with each other, which is called “dual use dilemma.” An important question is how the dilemma can be addressed appropriately in a civil society.

Cite this article as:
Hiroshi Yoshikura, “Biosecurity, Dual Use and Research Ethics,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.8, No.4, pp. 644-653, 2013.
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