Iran capable of biological warhead attack on Europe

Thursday, Jul 1, 2010 @ 7:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S intelligence officials believe Iran may be poised to launch a major missile attack on Europe with missiles that could be tipped with biological or chemical warheads.
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Work underway on single-dose smallpox vaccine

Thursday, Jul 1, 2010 @ 7:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers at St. Louis University are experimenting with a new, single-dose smallpox vaccine that could help stop infection during bioterrorist attacks.
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England conducts major chemical attack simulation

Thursday, Jul 1, 2010 @ 9:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The British Health Protection Agency Emergency Response Department and National Health Services London conducted a major emergency preparedness exercise dubbed Operation Milo this week.
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New compound protects against mustard gas

Thursday, Jul 1, 2010 @ 9:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced that in a second study, its lead compound, Aeol 10150, protected rats from lung damage caused by mustard gas.
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Experts at Aspen forum address threat of bioterrorism

Friday, Jul 2, 2010 @ 7:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Homeland security experts gathered recently in Aspen, Colorado, to discuss new methods terrorists could use to thwart U.S defenses.
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New test developed for plague

Friday, Jul 2, 2010 @ 7:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists working for the U.S. Army's Walter Reed Institute of Research have developed a new test for the presence of Y. pestis, the causative agent of bubonic and pneumonic plague.
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Anthrax scare for N.J. prosecutor

Friday, Jul 2, 2010 @ 8:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph L. Bocchini's office in Trenton, N.J., was put on lockdown and investigated by a hazmat team after a recent anthrax scare.
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Pakistan seeks death penalty for bioweapons

Friday, Jul 2, 2010 @ 8:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Foreign Office in Islamabad, Pakistan, has requested that the federal government enact a law giving the death penalty to those who use or attempt to use a biological weapon inside or outside of Pakistan.
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Army completes X-rays of chemical weapons

Monday, Jul 5, 2010 @ 8:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials with the Pueblo Chemical Depot in Pueblo, Colorado, have reported the recent completion of X-ray inspections on approximately 540 chemical weapons suspected of leaking.
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Suspected anthrax outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

Monday, Jul 5, 2010 @ 8:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Approximately 14 people in the Jalal-Abad region of Kyrgyzstan were recently hospitalized with what medical officials believed was anthrax.
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President Obama orders changes to toxin and pathogen storage

Monday, Jul 5, 2010 @ 8:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

On July 2, President Obama ordered an array of far-reaching changes to the manner of securing dangerous toxins and pathogens in the United States.
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Congress called on to create national biosurveillance capability

Monday, Jul 5, 2010 @ 9:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has reported to Congress that the effort to create a national biosurveillance capability needs a coordinated strategy and designated leadership.
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Executive Order signed to assist bioagent regulatory hurdles

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2010 @ 7:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A White House Executive Order signed on July 2 references the findings of a biodefense by Vickie Sutton, a professor at Texas Tech, study about anxiety, researchers and the regulations that govern them.
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Iran calls for trials for chemical weapon suppliers

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2010 @ 7:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Saeed Jalil, the secretary of Iran
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Anthrax hoaxes on the rise

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2010 @ 7:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Reported anthrax hoaxes are on the rise again after dropping steadily since 2002.
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Mysterious plague outbreak among Syrian army

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2010 @ 7:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An outbreak of plague, which is considerd a potential bioweapon, among the Syrian military may be raising more questions than answers.
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Nigerian anti-terror bill stalls

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010 @ 7:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A bill that would provide guidelines for combating terrorism, including biological and chemical terrorism, in Nigeria has made it through a public hearing six days after its scheduled June 30 deadline.
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New energy storage method may fight bioterror

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010 @ 7:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Washington State University researchers have developed a way to store energy and provide defenses against potential biological attacks from terrorists.
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Pine Bluff Arsenal destroys CBRN materiel

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010 @ 8:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The successful destruction of all non-stockpile materiel located at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas has recently been announced.
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General Physics Corporation celebrates decade of CBRN preparedness

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010 @ 8:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

General Physics Corporation recently announced that its Domestic Preparedness Equipment Training Assistance Program is celebrating a decade of training.
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