London considering airport-style screening at tube stations

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 @ 10:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

London is exploring the possibility of introducing airport-style mass security screenings at mainline rail stations to prevent against possible attacks, including biological attacks.
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Plum Island facility fails to meet biocontainment standards

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 @ 10:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Plum Island
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Albany Medical College to study tularemia with large grant from NIH

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dennis Metzger
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Iran plans to create defense center for biological threats

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran plans to create a biological defense center to help the country counter biological threats, according to the director of the Passive Defense Organization.
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Russia warns West after threat of Syrian intervention

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 @ 11:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Fort Detrick scientist nominated for Heyman award for anthrax research

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 @ 10:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Oregon inmate indicted for sending white powder letters

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A grand jury indicted an inmate in Multnomah County, Oregon, this week for allegedly sending a threatening letter to a federal prosecutor that contained a white powder with a label stating it was anthrax.
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Expert: Will new biological countermeasures program work?

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 @ 11:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Robert Kadlec
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BioWatch's false positives have been known since its inception

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 @ 10:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Garza
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"Electronic nose" sniffs out pathogens

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 @ 10:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nosang Myung
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Illinois post office evacuated after white powder scare

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 @ 11:25am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Evanston Post Office in Evanston, Illinois, was evacuated on Thursday morning after an employee spotted a whitish-yellow powder on the outside of a package.
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England sides with Obama on Syrian warning

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 @ 11:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

David Cameron
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Smallpox vaccine producer may shut down operations without U.S. order

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bavarian Nordic A/S, the largest vaccine maker in Denmark, may shut down if it does not receive a smallpox vaccine order from the U.S. government by January.
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British anthrax victim identified

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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One dead in Siberian anthrax outbreak

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 @ 11:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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PharmAthene experiences anthrax vaccine setback

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

PharmAthene, Inc., an Annapolis, Maryland-based biotechnology company, experienced a setback this month in the development of SparVax, its recombinant protective antigen vaccine against anthrax.
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Senator Pat Roberts calls for construction of National Bio and Agrodefense Facility

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pat Roberts
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Boston to test bioterrorism sensors in subways

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Boston will soon test new bioterrorism sensors in its subways, according to U.S. officials.
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Ten hospitalized in Siberian anthrax outbreak

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 @ 11:03am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Army chemist protects against emerging biothreats

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 @ 11:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rod Fry, a chemist with the U.S. Army, is aiding the Research, Development and Engineering Command's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in developing effective chemical weapons detectors.
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