Anthrax hoax reported at CBS' Television City

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 @ 4:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Police and emergency vehicles reported to CBS' Television City in Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday after an employee reported white powder spilling out of a letter in the CBS mailroom.
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DoD gives grant for bioweapon detector research

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 @ 4:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An assistant professor from Albany Medical College was recently awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to research the detectable differences between naturally-occurring bacteria and that grown for terrorist purposes.
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Pueblo weapons destruction plant nears completion

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 @ 4:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A plant under construction near Pueblo, Colorado, for the purpose of destroying nearly 800,000 mustard gas munitions is nearing completion.
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Cheney says next terror attack will be biological or nuclear

Friday, Sep 30, 2011 @ 1:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to former vice president Dick Cheney, the next terrorist attack on the Western world could be nuclear or biological and the death toll could total in the hundreds of thousands.
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Recently discovered Libyan chemical weapons were previously declared

Friday, Sep 30, 2011 @ 1:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Stockpiles of chemical weapons found recently in Libya are the same that were declared previously to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons by the former regime of Muammar Qaddafi.
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Report reveals 395 select agent incidents between 2003 and 2009

Friday, Sep 30, 2011 @ 1:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. government laboratories experienced 395 incidents in which selected agents could have potentially been released between 2003 and 2009, a new report reveals.
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New report examines gaps in bioterror preparedness

Friday, Sep 30, 2011 @ 1:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

TFAH and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released a report that examines the gaps in public health preparedness, including firsthand accounts from officials, clinicians and doctors.
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