New national training center set to make healthcare industry Ebola-ready

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola and other emerging threats won’t stand a chance against a U.S. healthcare industry that’s well-prepped to manage such infectious diseases through the newly launched National Ebola Training and Education Center.
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UNMC designated as Ebola training and education center

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) the designation of a National Ebola Training and Education Center, the office of U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer announced on Wednesday.
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WI student sentenced to 40 months in prison for ricin possession

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kyle Smith of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was sentenced to a prison sentence of three years and four months for the possession of ricin on June 26, the Department of Justice announced. 
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Study indicates Corgenix Medical diagnostic test to be effective

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An independent study has indicated that a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) from Corgenix Medical Corp. is effective in determine the presence of the Ebola virus in a patient, the company announced on Tuesday.
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City of Baltimore seeks emergency management analyst

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The City of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management announced an opening for an emergency management analyst in a recent job posting.
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ABL completes manufacturing of Ebola vaccine candidate

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ABL Inc. has completed the aseptic formulation of a candidate for a Ebola virus vaccine, one that was developed by Emergent BioSolutions Inc., the company announced on Tuesday.
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Genomic signatures identified in recent genome sequencing

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the Department of Defense (DOD) and Noblis Inc. have discovered genetic signatures of the Ebola virus missed in previous attempts to sequence the virus's genome, the company announced Tuesday.
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Regeneron antibody development outlined in PNAS

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said Monday a paper detailing the success of it's VelociGene and VelocImmune in rapid identification validation of treatment candidates for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been published in the Proceeedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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Senior planners sought for national conventions

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 6:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senior planning openings have been announced in recent job postings from enGenius Consulting Group for both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions taking place in Philadelphia and Chicago respectively.
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PositiveID highlights Firefly Dx in mid-year results

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 12:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corp. released mid-year performance information to shareholders Monday that highlights the Firefly Dx's performance in testing.
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