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NIH issues National Biosafety Stewardship Month notice

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 @ 4:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a notice at the end of September that announced the National Biosafety Stewardship Month and served as a reminder of health and safety requirements for grantees.
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Favipiravir shows positive results as Lassa virus treatment in animal models

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 @ 7:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A study from the National Institutes of Health indicated that a candidate treatment for the Ebola virus has shown efficacy against the Lassa virus in animal models, it announced on Tuesday.
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NIH issues details for CNS program

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 @ 7:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released details this month on a new program, called the CounterACT Neurotherapeutics Screening (CNS) Program, in order to accelerate countermeasure development for chemical threats.
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NIH awards seven new contracts for vaccine research

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 @ 1:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded seven research contracts to identify new adjuvants to enhance the protective abilities of vaccines.
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Worker protections must be enhanced as a key component in Homeland Security

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 @ 4:42pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A report released Sept. 10 by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) says that the government must provide better training and updated safety guidelines for emergency personnel and rescue workers who respond to large-scale emergencies.
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