DHS proposes guidelines for anthrax responders

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 @ 6:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced proposed guidelines Oct. 27 for protecting emergency responders during an anthrax attack on a major U.S. city.
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BioDefense Corp., Biotest Laboratories launch Mail Safe Check

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 @ 6:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two companies have combined their products and created Mail Safe Check, a diagnostic tool to test incoming mail for pathogens.
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FDA panel wants more data on anthrax drug

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 @ 6:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Uganda officials fear plague outbreak as rainy season begins

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 @ 6:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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South African correctional center quarantined after measles outbreak

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 @ 6:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PRETORIA, South Africa
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NIAID awards $4.4 million to research potential anthrax attacks

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 3:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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New video supports enhanced U.S. vaccine preparedness

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 3:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Nanotherapeutics receives contract to develop smallpox drug

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 3:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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GSN names winners in 2009 Homeland Security Awards

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 3:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Pending administration input, lawmakers delay vote on biosecurity bill

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 4:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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British officials demand answers about 1942 'anthrax bomb'

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 5:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A member of Parliament is demanding reassurances that nothing remains of an anthrax bomb tested in a south Wales estuary during World War II.
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The zombies are fictional; the science is real

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 5:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

At first glance, fictional zombies, real diseases and mathematics do not seem to have very much in common, but Dr. Robert Smith? [sic] is putting all these elements to use in creating mathematical models for infectious diseases.
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Powder scare prompts partial evacuation of state office in Virginia

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 7:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The customer service area of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle's central office in Richmond was evacuated briefly Oct. 28 after a suspicious white powder spilled out of an envelope in the agency's basement mailroom.
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European Commission completing plan to bolster WMD defenses

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 7:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An action plan that seeks to strengthen European Union defenses against the threat of a WMD attack is being considered for enactment by the close of 2009, Europolitics Environment reported.
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Universal Detection Technology to showcase detection kits at exhibition

Monday, Nov 2, 2009 @ 7:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Ukraine mystery outbreak sparks WHO concern

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 @ 4:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization sent a team of experts to Ukraine on Nov. 2 to investigate an outbreak of respiratory disease that
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McCaskill amendment to increase security at research labs

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 @ 4:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Safety measures could minimize H1N1 transmission at 2009 Hajj

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 @ 5:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 2009 Hajj pilgrimage, expected to draw more than 2.5 million people from more than 160 countries to Muslim holy sites in Saudi Arabia, may present a serious public health challenge.
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Smiths Detection awarded TSA contract for portable liquid scanners

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 @ 5:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Global health organizations urge governments to fight pneumonia

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nearly 100 leading global health organizations joined forces to recognize the first World Pneumonia Day on Nov. 2 and urge governments to take steps to fight pneumonia, the world
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