New national training center set to make healthcare industry Ebola-ready

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola and other emerging threats won’t stand a chance against a U.S. healthcare industry that’s well-prepped to manage such infectious diseases through the newly launched National Ebola Training and Education Center.
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UNMC designated as Ebola training and education center

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) the designation of a National Ebola Training and Education Center, the office of U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer announced on Wednesday.
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Study indicates Corgenix Medical diagnostic test to be effective

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An independent study has indicated that a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) from Corgenix Medical Corp. is effective in determine the presence of the Ebola virus in a patient, the company announced on Tuesday.
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City of Baltimore seeks emergency management analyst

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The City of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management announced an opening for an emergency management analyst in a recent job posting.
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ABL completes manufacturing of Ebola vaccine candidate

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ABL Inc. has completed the aseptic formulation of a candidate for a Ebola virus vaccine, one that was developed by Emergent BioSolutions Inc., the company announced on Tuesday.
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Regeneron antibody development outlined in PNAS

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said Monday a paper detailing the success of it's VelociGene and VelocImmune in rapid identification validation of treatment candidates for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been published in the Proceeedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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Senior planners sought for national conventions

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senior planning openings have been announced in recent job postings from enGenius Consulting Group for both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions taking place in Philadelphia and Chicago respectively.
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New York seeks health care system emergency response coordinator

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 8:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has posted an opening for an emergency response coordinator in the department's Bureau of Healthcare Systems Readiness (BHSR).
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BluePoint releases rapid emergency response system

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BluePoint Alert Solutions introduced the BluePoint Medical System that provides emergency personnel a direct alert path to those who have immediate medical emergencies, they announced on June 24.
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Hong Kong holds pneumonic plague drills

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Departments and health organizations in Hong Kong took part in a drill that simulated an outbreak of pneumonic plague, the city announced on Friday.
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SRI receives contract for radiological detection

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 @ 8:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

SRI International announced on Thursday that it has been the recipient of a $12.2 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to continue development on diagnostic tests for radiological absorption.
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