South Korea a decade away from countering North's missiles

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011 @ 3:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to Noh Dae-lae, the head of South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration, Seoul will not be able to properly counter North Korea's ballistic missiles for the next 10 years.
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Bracco Diagnostics showcases chemical weapons decontamination lotion

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011 @ 3:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bracco Diagnostics, Inc., a developer and marketer of clinical agents for use in medicine, tomography and imaging, gave a tour to public officials and business dignitaries through an open house Tuesday.
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Individual clinician likely to identify next bioterrorism attack, expert says

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 @ 12:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to Dr. Larry Bush, the doctor who made the initial diagnosis in the 2001 anthrax attacks, an individual clinician is likely to be the key player the next time there's a bioterrorism attack.
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Bioterorrism experts say U.S. needs more preparedness

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 @ 12:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Several bioterrorism experts preparedness in the United States recently spoke to the New York Times Magazine about biopreparedness in the United States.
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Interim Libyan government say it has secured chemical weapons

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 @ 12:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Libya
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North Korean anthrax attack could kill 600,000

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 @ 12:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An American defense expert recently warned that North Korea could kill between 20,000 and 600,000 South Koreans if it released anthrax over Seoul, depending on the dispersion method.
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Weber discusses biosurveillance growth

Friday, Oct 28, 2011 @ 12:42pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In an interview with American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Chanel, Andrew C. Weber, the assistant secretary of defense for nuclear, chemical and biological defense programs, discussed the growth of biosurveillance.
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Breakthrough on body's anthrax immune response discovered

Friday, Oct 28, 2011 @ 12:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that a part of the immune system known as natural killer cells attack bacteria such as anthrax during the body's immune response.
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Battelle says its anthrax labs are secure

Friday, Oct 28, 2011 @ 12:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle Memorial Institute recently asserted that anthrax and other biological agents used in research at its West Jefferson, Ohio, facilities are examined only under strict security procedures.
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U.N. Security Council considers draft resolution calling for Libyan arms elimination

Friday, Oct 28, 2011 @ 1:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Security Council has taken into consideration a draft resolution calling on Libya's transitional government to take steps to eliminate former leader Muammar Qaddafi's large weapons stockpiles.
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Funding for Project Bioshield set to run out soon

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 @ 12:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department is uncertain where funding for the research, development and acquisition of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear countermeasures might come from after money runs out in fiscal year 2013.
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Organization of American States conducts bioterror simulation

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 @ 12:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization of American States recently conducted a bioterrorist attack simulation in Santiago, Chile.
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Organized crime may be moving bioweapons

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 @ 12:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials with the United Nations Security Council's Counterterrorism Committee have expressed concern about the close connection between terrorists and transnational organized criminals.
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FBI says Ivins case still strong

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 @ 12:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The FBI recently took issue with an editorial in the New York Times that claimed the government
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