CDC seeks medical countermeasures production information

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 @ 5:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking information on the manufacturing surge capacity for countermeasures against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats according to a solicitation notice it issued Tuesday.
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Kosovo reports tularemia epidemic

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 @ 5:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kosovo Institute of Public Health reported a tularemia epidemic on Tuesday.
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Tulane primate center probed after infections

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 @ 3:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An investigation has been launched after two nonhuman primates were infected with Burkholderia pseudomallei in late 2014 at the Tulane National Primate Research Center in Covington, Louisiana, the St. Tammany Parish officials said Saturday.
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CDC releases update on Ebola outbreak

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 @ 1:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S.
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CDC offering Ebola preparedness grants

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 @ 1:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preparedness (CDC) is accepting applications for 62 grants to facilitate training in preparation and response to the Ebola virus.
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Volunteer mappers help CDC, others find Ebola patients

Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 @ 6:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Volunteers around the world are helping medical workers map countries in West Africa to help ensure remote areas with Ebola patients don't fall through the cracks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week.
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CDC offering Ebola training in Anniston, Ala.

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 @ 4:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Centers for Disease Control is offering training courses in the United States for healthcare workers looking to fight the Ebola virus at treatment centers in West Africa.
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CDC seeking emergency operations director

Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S.
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Incident manager recounts CDC's Ebola response

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2014 @ 3:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dr. Inger Damon has served as the Ebola incident manager for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emergency Operations Center since July 30.
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CDC director: Ebola remains virulent in parts of Africa

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014 @ 5:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Monday that there is still work to be done to fight the Ebola virus, a day after he returned from his second visit to three affected countries in Africa.
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CDC releases Ebola update

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 @ 2:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated report on the ongoing efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak affecting West Africa on Tuesday.
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CDC lists its 10 top public health concerns from 2014

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 @ 4:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola was only one issue the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dealt in 2014 in what the agency is calling an “unprecedented” year.
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ASTHO unveils health-preparedness index results

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released the 2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) on Tuesday in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and 35 other development partners.
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CDC to hold conference call on EMS transport of Ebola patients

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 @ 3:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A conference call that will allow participants to learn and ask about information and protocols for emergency medical services professionals regarding Ebola patient transport will be held on Dec. 15.
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CDC holding 'zombie virus' outbreak presentation to relate to Ebola response

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will demonstrate the multiple applications of high performance computers (HPC) to public health using a fictitious “zombie virus” outbreak during a presentation at Supercomputing 2014 on Tuesday.
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Guideline to high-risk bloodborne pathogens

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 @ 5:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hearing about an Ebola case in the United States can cause panic, however, the risk of contracting the disease is very low.
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U.S. hospitals to be supplied protective equipment specified for Ebola

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 @ 6:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S.
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HICPAC meetings to be held Dec. 4-5

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 @ 11:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Healthcare Information Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will meet on Dec. 4 and 5 to update its practices and guidelines.
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Accelerate Diagnostics, CDC team up against Ebola, other bio threats

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 @ 5:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Accelerate Diagnostics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they would collaborate on researching methods to detect biological threats more quickly.
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CDC Director Frieden endorses Firestone Liberia's method of Ebola treatment

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Tuesday credited Firestone Liberia Inc. with limiting the spread of Ebola in the country.
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