Research and analysis

Wide-area biological detection: Blackett review

Review considering the best ways to detect and respond to biological hazards.


Blackett review on wide-area biological detection


This report summarises the findings from a review on biological detection commissioned by the Home Office and the Ministry of Defence. It identifies a number of technologies and capabilities that could improve government’s ability to detect and respond to an airborne biological attack or infectious disease outbreak.

Published 11 February 2014