Edgewood Chemical Biological Center receives patent for mobile lab

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 @ 12:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
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India developing technology to detect, protect against CBRN threats

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 @ 12:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to a top Defense Research and Development Establishment official, Indian scientists are working on an ambitious project costing approximately $55.7 million to develop technologies for detection and protection against CBRN agents.
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Japan court rejects sarin attack death sentence appeal

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 @ 12:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Supreme Court of Japan has rejected an objection lodged by Seiichi Endo, a senior member of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, against the finalization of his death sentence.
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India developing technology to detect, protect against CBRN threats

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 @ 1:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to a top Defense Research and Development Establishment official, Indian scientists are working on an ambitious project costing approximately $55.7 million to develop technologies for detection and protection against CBRN agents.
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Japan court rejects sarin attack death sentence appeal

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 @ 1:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Supreme Court of Japan has rejected an objection lodged by Seiichi Endo, a senior member of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, against the finalization of his death sentence.
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Chemical weapons attack simulated at MLB park

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 @ 11:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A large scale emergency disaster drill involving the simulation of a chemical weapons attack was held on Wednesday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
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Anthrax outbreak threatens Zambia

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 @ 11:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An outbreak of anthrax has occurred among the animals in the Luangwa district in Zambia, with the lower Zambezi national park the most affected.
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Researchers learn how to trace chemical agent residue

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 @ 11:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recently released report details how researchers have developed a technique for tracing the residue left by components of nerve gas and other chemical agents back to their sources.
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Sen. Burr praises passing of Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 4:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) issued a statement supporting the recently passed Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011.
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Emergency plans for major U.S. cities analyzed

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 4:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Sen. Burr praises passing of Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 4:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) issued a statement supporting the recently passed Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011.
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Soligenix begins work on next-gen anthrax vaccine

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 5:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that it has started an agreement with Harvard University to begin a next generation anthrax vaccine development program.
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Soligenix begins work on next-gen anthrax vaccine

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 5:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that it has started an agreement with Harvard University to begin a next generation anthrax vaccine development program.
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Anthrax scare at Brooklyn foster care program

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 @ 5:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A letter containing a mysterious white powder arrived at a Brooklyn, New York-based foster care program on December 9, representing one of three potential terrorist threats in the area in a week's time.
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Anthrax scare reported at Illinois bank

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An unidentified woman recently touched off an anthrax scare when she walked into a Streamwood, Illinois, bank and told people there that she had exposed them to the deadly agent.
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Boston University BSL-4 lab receives improved plan assessment

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Academy of Sciences recently announced that the National Institutes of Health have dramatically improved their assessment of plans to build a biosafety level 4 lab at the Boston University Medical Center.
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Kansas issues bonds for new biodefense facility

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kansas government officials authorized issuing $45.4 million in bonds on Wednesday for the $650 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility's next phase of construction.
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Siga Technologies loses smallpox drug profit suit

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Siga Technologies Inc. was recently unable to persuade a Delaware Chancery Court judge to reconsider an award of 50 percent of the profit from a smallpox drug to PharmAthene Inc.
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Development set to begin on new anthrax vaccine

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Initial development is set to begin on a next-generation anthrax vaccine development program between Soligenix, Inc., and Harvard University.
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Nerve agent countermeasures become top DoD priority

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011 @ 9:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The development of medical countermeasures against nerve agents has recently become a top priority for the U.S. Department of Defense.
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