India prepares water supply for CBRN attack

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 @ 2:42pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation of Mumbai, India, is preparing a water supply management plan to prevent and tackle chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terror threats.
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Raptor to supply Navy with SAFE-T products

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 @ 2:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raptor Detection Technologies, LLC, a security product developer, has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to supply its line of SAFE-T products to Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
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Iowa postal employees practice anthrax response

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 @ 3:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Postal employees, first responders and local emergency officials in Waterloo, Iowa, recently conducted a biological attack drill that simulated an anthrax mail attack similar to the ones carried out in 2001.
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Ohio teen sentenced over anthrax hoax

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 @ 5:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A New Philadelphia, Ohio, teen has been sentenced over anthrax and bomb threats he sent to a local high school.
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Emergent BioSolutions teams with Panther Racing for Wounded Warriors

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 @ 2:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., will partner with Panther Racing in an associate corporate sponsorship agreement for this weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix.
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Expert warns of weakness in U.S. bioterror response

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 @ 2:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An economist and public health expert recently reported that recent disasters have revealed weaknesses in the way U.S. public agencies would handle a bioterror-related emergency.
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Alarm bells sounded over U.S. bioterror response capabilities

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 @ 2:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent analysis by two nonpartisan private research groups asserts that significant gaps exist in the U.S. capability to respond to a bioterrorist attack.
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UDT to provide bioweapon detection to Singapore

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 @ 3:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Universal Detection Technology recently won a tender for biological weapon detection equipment from the Singapore Civil Defense Force.
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French Army to evaluate effects of battlefied neurotoxins

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 @ 3:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rhenovia Pharma will head a $1.7 million collaboration with the French Army to develop the firm's biosimulation technology for use in evaluating the neurobiological effects of battlefield neurotoxic agents.
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Sen. Talent raises questions over Ivins anthrax case

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A senior Republic senator recently questioned the Justice Department as to why its civil lawyers filed papers in court questioning their own prosecutor
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Anthrax infects 120 in Zambia

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An outbreak of anthrax that has infected approximately 120 people was recently reported in the Chama District of eastern Zambia.
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Facebook application to simulate spread of virus

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Facebook application developed in a lab at Israel's Tel Aviv University that simulates the spread of a virus may serve as a strong indicator of how infections spread among populations.
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Fears of vaccines could lead to devastating measles rise

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

With more than 150 cases of measles reported in the United States already this year, doctors warn that the disease is making an alarming comeback because of the unfounded fears linking the measles vaccine and autism.
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Former Sen. Talent warns of bioterror risk

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Former Missouri Sen. Jim Talent warned that a terrorist attack is "more likely than not," barring urgent action in 2008 and plans to release a new report reiterating the current threat of a biological attack.
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Terror fight has waned, expert warns

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011 @ 2:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While U.S. public health safety effort increased after the September 11, 2001 terror and anthrax attacks, 10 years later, some of that effort has decreased even if the danger hasn't, according to a major health official.
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Budget cuts put St. Louis region at bioterror risk

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011 @ 1:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Experts in the St. Louis region are concerned that federal budget cuts to anti-bioterror programs may make the area vulnerable to attack.
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Small airports on alert for bioterror threat

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011 @ 1:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has alerted small airports and flight instructors to be on alert, warning that terrorists may try to use small aircraft loaded with chemical or biological weapons in an attack on the United States.
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GlaxoSmithKline receives federal contract to develop anthrax antibiotic

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011 @ 4:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GlaxoSmithKline has been awarded a federal contract worth up to $94.5 million to develop a new antibiotic to combat threats like plague and anthrax.
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Project EQUIPP aims to protect first responders to bioattacks

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011 @ 4:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

As leading bioterrorism experts voice concern about the safety of first responders in anthrax-related situations, the Project Equal Immunization Policies and Practices announced support this week for an anthrax vaccine initiative that could allay their fe
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Israeli defense minister allays fears of chemical weapons strikes

Thursday, Sep 8, 2011 @ 1:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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