University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) announced that it “will be a key pilot site designated to develop a federal program that will improve the nation’s ability to respond to future catastrophic events” with Project NExT.

According to the UNMC, Project NExT is an “all-hazard health security disaster response space that is adaptable and leverages the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine’s experience and global leadership in infectious diseases and bio preparedness to meet America’s current and future unmet health care training, education and capacity needs.”