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FDA approves rapid Ebola test for hospital use

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 @ 3:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In response to the Ebola scare, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rushed approval of a rapid-result Ebola test for hospital use on Saturday.
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Marburg outbreak summary released by UPMC

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 @ 4:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (UPMC) released its summary on the Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda on Friday.
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Tularemia cases confirmed in Colorado

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Several cases of tularemia, which is categorized by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a category A Bioterrorism Agent, have recently been reported in four Colorado counties.
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