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Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin

2. Responsible public or private organization or company
Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
3. Location and postal address
Bernhard-Nocht-Straße 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
4. Source(s) of financing of the reported activity, including indication if the activity is wholly or partly financed by the Ministry of Defence

- Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
- Federal Ministry of Health
- European Commission
- German Research Foundation

5. Number of maximum containment units5 within the research centre and/or laboratory, with an indication of their respective size (SqM):
BL 4 , 100.00 SqM
BL 4 , 50.00 SqM
6. Scope and general description of activities, including type(s) of micro-organisms and/or toxins as appropriate

Diagnosis of and research on viruses causing hemorrhagic fevers (Lassa, Ebola, Marburg, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever). Research includes basic research on virus replication, immunology, and pathogenesis, as well as applied research on therapy and prophylaxis.

(4) For facilities with maximum containment units participating in the national biological defence research and development programme, please fill in name of facility and mark "Declared in accordance with Form A, part 2 (iii)".

(5) In accordance with the latest edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, or equivalent.