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Emergent files application to expand production of BioThrax

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions has filed a supplemental Biologics License Application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to scale up production of its anthrax vaccine BioThrax.
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Zika virus and related microcephaly detected in Martinique, France

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Zika virus has made its debut appearance in Martinique, France, in a mother and her unborn child.
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Researchers suggest existence of new Ebola-like strain

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the University of Kent have published a new study that suggests the Reston virus may be capable of mutating into a virus with an Ebola-like impact.
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House oversight subcommittee reports on safety of bioresearch labs

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has released a report on its investigation of allegations that a bioresearch lab in Maryland mishandled vials of smallpox.
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New screening for anthrax-related meningitis developed by CDC

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 @ 3:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A development for the capability to screen a large group of people for anthrax-induced meningitis has recently been published in the 'Clinical Infectious Diseases' journal.
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Lassa fever carried back to Sweden

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A 73-year-old woman returning from travels in several African countries has been diagnosed with Lassa fever.
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Yellow fever outbreak reaches DRC

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization reported Monday that it has been notified by the National IHR Focal Point of the Democratic Republic of Congo of more than 150 cases of yellow fever since the beginning of the year.
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Martinique confirms first Zika-related microcephaly case

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 @ 6:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization announced Saturday that the National IHR Focal Point for France has confirmed the first Zika virus case with fetal microcephaly on the island of Martinique.
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New Ebola infection detected in deceased Liberian woman

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 @ 2:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A 30-year-old woman in Liberia who recently passed away was later confirmed to have the Ebola virus.
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WHO vaccinates 1,000 people in Guinea following new Ebola outbreak

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 @ 2:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea has put 1,000 people who may have been in contact with Ebola patients under medical surveillance by the World Health Organization.
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California Fire and Rescue to improve emergency protocol through Sandia Labs partnership

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 @ 2:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Sandia National Laboratories recently teamed up with the California Fire and Rescue Training Authority (CFRTA) to develop a better emergency response protocol.
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