Emergent announces launch of Emergard military-grade auto-injector

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 2:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions has launched a military-grade auto-injection device, Emergard, which is able to manage self-injections of antidotes and other countermeasures against chemical and related threats, the company announced on Monday.
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OraQuick Ebola test receives emergency use authorization

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 @ 9:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

FDA approves use of rapid antigen test by labs and medical facilities.
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Virginia county seeks emergency-management specialist

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 6:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Arlington County (Virginia) Office of Emergency Management said in a recent job posting that it has an opening for an emergency management specialist. This position will focus on managing and implementing coordination programs involving volunteer efforts and donation activity during an emergency or disaster situation.
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Eurofins announces acquisition of Bio-Access

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 3:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Eurofins Scientific announced Monday that it has been successful in acquiring a controlling stake in Bio-Access.
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Soligenix agrees to $10 million equity agreement

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 3:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc. announced on Monday that it has entered into an equity purchase agreement with Kodiak Capital Group,LLC; River North Equity, LLC and Kingsbrook Opportunities Master Fund LP.
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LTE shows potential for emergency service use

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 @ 8:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Market research from ABI indicates that the role of the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) communication standard in first responder and public safety is likely to grow, they announced on Thursday.
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Sandia uses components from past nuclear technology in today's training

Friday, Jul 31, 2015 @ 12:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories is using technology and components from old nuclear systems to connect nuclear engineers with the past in the Nuclear Weapon Legacy Hardware Project, it announced Thursday.
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Ohio inmate indicted in anthrax hoax, death threat

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 @ 8:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Franklin County, Ohio, Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said Wednesday an Ohio inmate has been indicted for allegedly sending a threatening letter with a bag that had been labeled with anthrax.
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Constant & Associates seeks emergency mangement analyst

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 @ 7:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Constant & Associates (C&A), a California consulting firm that specializes in emergency management and security sectors and applications, announced in a job posting for an emergency management/homeland security analyst.
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Army Chemical Corps honored at Green Dragon Ball

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 @ 6:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Army Brig. Gen William King IV, commander of 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE ) Command, honored the Army Chemical Corps during his speech at the National Capital Region Green Dragon Ball on July 24. 
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DOD details findings from chemical security summit

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 @ 12:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Defense issued a report on Tuesday detailing the Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit that took place this past week in Alexandria, Virginia. 
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