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BARDA director issues statement on anthrax preparedness

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 @ 4:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Robin Robinson, director of BARDA, has released a statement on the introduction of an anthrax vaccine, which is licensed for post-exposure treatment.
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BARDA releases Broad Agency Announcement for infectious disease countermeasures

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 @ 9:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) submitted a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to solicit continued research into countermeasures against infectious diseases on Oct. 1.
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HHS awards BioCryst $12 million contract

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 @ 6:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday that BioCryst will be awarded a $12 million contract for an Ebola treatment.
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Cell therapy company agrees to $2 million contract option for thermal burn treatment research

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cytori Therapeutics and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) announced today that they have agreed to amend an original contract option to continue Cytori's development of a treatment for thermal burns.
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PharmAthene fufills BARDA anti-anthrax contract

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 @ 4:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The pharmaceutical developer, PharmAthene announced Thursday that it has fulfilled a contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) that was finalized in Nov. of last year, to develop an anti-anthrax compound.
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Bio-threat specialist: Fighting 'worst' Ebola epidemic ever requires vigilance

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 @ 3:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An official from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services urged Congressional members Wednesday to continue its fight against Ebola in West Africa.
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Obama asks Congress for $6.2B to fight Ebola

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 @ 2:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Obama administration asked Congress on Wednesday to approve nearly $6.2 billion in emergency funding to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa and prevent any further cases in the United States.
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HHS selects nanoMR to develop device to expedite bacteria testing

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 @ 1:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

New Mexico-based nanoMR Inc. received $5.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services on Monday to develop a device that could reduce the time needed to test for bacteria such as anthrax from days to hours.
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