Seven cases of anthrax confirmed in China's Liaoning province

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 @ 10:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

AnthraxSeven cases of cutaneous anthrax have been confirmed in northeast China's Liaoning province, according to local health officials.
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Department of Defense Critical Reagents Program seeking biological sampling kits

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 @ 10:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A request has gone out from the Department of Defense Critical Reagents Program seeking companies qualified to support the manufacture, storage and distribution of high priority reagents and biological sampling kits.
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Device uses sound to detect nerve gas

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A U.S. Army researcher created a device that will allow first responders to detect multiple dangerous chemicals using lasers and sensitive microphones.
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Report allows for chemical weapon destruction at Pueblo

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 @ 11:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent report by the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot and the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program said that there would be no environmental impact from a plan to destroy some of the facility's chemical weapons.
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Two more cows die from anthrax in Colorado

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 @ 10:29am by BioPrepWatch Reports

AnthraxColorado's first anthrax outbreak in 31 years has expanded to three ranches in one week, with the deaths of two cows from anthrax exposures in northeast Colorado.
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Canada unveils new farm biosecurity standard

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 @ 10:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association unveiled a new on-farm standard for biosecurity this week to producers of cattle throughout Canada.
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West Virginia holds mock anthrax contamination at post office

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 @ 11:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

AnthraxCharleston, West Virginia, conducted a simulation of an anthrax attack at its post office on Tuesday.
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British military receives new CBRN training simulators

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The British Ministry of Defense recently obtained state-of-the-art chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training simulators to counteract CBRN threats.
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Securing weapons sites in Syria may take tens of thousands of ground troops

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Researchers uncover reason behind rapid evolution of poxviruses

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 @ 10:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smallpox
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Sen. Grassley requests info on chemical facility security program

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 @ 11:29am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Grassley
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Visser relinquishes command of CBRN post

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 @ 11:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Phil Visser
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Israel holds chemical attack simulations

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 @ 10:25am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Israel held a simulation of a chemical attack last week in the country's northern region, carried out on shoppers at a Nazareth mall.
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Heroin user's anthrax death sparks outbreak fear in England

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The recent death from anthrax of a British drug user has led to concern in Europe that the outbreak of the rare infection among people who inject heroin may be worsening.
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Biodefense BAA renews support of adjuvant development

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 @ 11:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases plans to renew a Broad Agency Announcement that supports the Adjuvant Development Program in the advancement of novel vaccine adjuvants.
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Tampa health officials preparing for bioattacks at Republican convention

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 @ 11:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Epidemiologists with the Hillsborough County Health Department are requesting that health care providers in Tampa, Florida, quickly report diseases to public health officials before, during and after the Republican National Convention.
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Obama continues to evaluate U.S. involvement in Syria

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 @ 10:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Officials respond critique of BioWatch program

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jack Herrmann
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Researchers reveal new targets for anthrax drugs

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 @ 11:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Protecting against anthrax with needle-free vaccine

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Multiple laboratories are working on needle-free painless vaccination methods that could be sent through the mail to protect against anthrax and other diseases.
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