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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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Subcommittee on Oversight meets, discusses ways to curb Zika spread

Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 @ 7:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on March 2 to examine the United States’ response to the Zika virus.
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Oversight subcommittee encourages preparing for threats, not reacting

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 @ 9:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is focused on ensuring the U.S. can handle any attack, outbreak or accident.
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BioWatch program report raises concerns

Thursday, Nov 26, 2015 @ 8:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The House Energy and Commerce Committee released a statement on the BioWatch Program report this week.
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Additional protocols necessary to prevent shipments of live anthrax, House panel told

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 @ 11:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) official testified on Tuesday at a House committee hearing regarding concerns that an Army facility in Utah shipped live anthrax and suggested that enhanced safety protocols were needed in order to prevent a recurrence.
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Subcommittee to investigate anthrax shipment incidents

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 @ 2:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce announced that the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will be holding a hearing on July 28 relating to the accidental shipment of live anthrax samples.
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Committee leaders expand inquiry into anthrax shipment

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 @ 5:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leaders from both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee requested documents relating to biosafety inspections of the Dugway Proving Ground on Friday.
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House subcommittee to hold hearing on Ebola medical developments

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 @ 5:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a meeting Nov. 19 to discuss medical developments in response to the Ebola outbreak.
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21st Century Cures initiative discusses growing threat of antibiotic resistance

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 @ 7:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Politicians and health experts gathered for the Subcommittee on Health on Sept. 19 to discuss the future of drug resistance and explore options to decrease this threat under the committee's 21st Century Cures initiative.
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