Two-day training session simulates pneumonic plague attack

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 10:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GENEVA
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DOR BioPharma awarded $500,000 for clinical study

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 10:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The NIH has awarded DOR BioPharma a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to support a clinical evlauat
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Researcher proposes public-private partnership in war on terror

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 10:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeffrey A. Romoff spoke to BioTerrorWatch about his plan to improve the nation's capacity to develop and manufacture countermeasures critical to national and homeland security.
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It can happen here, and it pays to be ready

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 10:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PALM BEACH
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Emergent BioSolutions submits development plan for anthrax vaccine

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 11:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ROCKVILLE, Md -- Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has submitted a development plan to the FDA for its Recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA) anthrax vaccine candidate.
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Lieberman laments state of preparedness

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 11:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) is chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee. He spoke to BioTerrorWatch about the need to make the United States safer from the threat of weapons of mass destruction.
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New York prepares response to anthrax attack

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 11:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

NEW YORK
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Emergent BioSolutions recognized as best security organization

Monday, Sep 14, 2009 @ 11:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

LANSING, Mich -- Security magazine has named Emergent BioSolutions to its "Security 500: The Biggest and Best Security Organizations." This is first time the magazine has honored Emergent.
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Roundtable discusses Europe's biopreparedness awareness

Friday, Oct 16, 2009 @ 1:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

BRUSSELS
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European Commission hopes to see action plan adopted by year end

Friday, Oct 16, 2009 @ 1:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The European Commission hopes its CBRN action plan, designed to improve the EU
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UPMC, GE Healthcare create rapid-response manufacturing facility

Friday, Oct 16, 2009 @ 1:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

PITTSBURGH
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Biosecurity panel's findings heading to Obama

Friday, Oct 16, 2009 @ 1:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

WASHINGTON
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PanThera Biopharma gets $1.6 million contract for botulism antidote research

Friday, Oct 16, 2009 @ 2:03am by BioPrepWatch Reports

HONOLULU
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Emergent BioSolutions launches biothrax.com

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 2:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ROCKVILLE, Md.
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New Orleans' mayor to learn about disaster management in Cuba

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 2:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrived in Cuba late Oct. 16 on a mission to learn about how to deal with storms, a spokeswoman said.
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States, municipalities could get biological agent detection kits

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 2:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Universal Detection Technology, a developer of early warning monitoring technologies and counter-terrorism training programs, announced Oct. 19 that it is preparing for inclusion in a disaster preparedness contract established in New York after Sept. 11,
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Fort Riley Prepares for the Worst

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 2:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

FORT RILEY, Kan.
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Wisconsin National Guard prepared to help state in emergencies

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 2:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Throughout September, ReadyWisconsin and the Wisconsin Homeland Security Council encouraged organizations and individuals to prepare for disasters and emergencies as part of the annual nationwide Preparedness Month Campaign.
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UCLA gets $4.8 million for emergency response research center

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

UCLA has received a $4.8 million grant to establish a center that will facilitate research to strengthen the ability of federal, state and local public health agencies to prepare for, respond to and recover from natural and human-induced disasters.
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Napolitano announces $88 million for port inspection technology

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 3:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced $88 million in funding for non-intrusive Inspection equipment to scan commercial traffic for contraband through X-ray and other imaging technologies.
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