BARDA issues RFP for anthrax antitoxins

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 @ 10:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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More bison found dead in possible Canadian anthrax outbreak

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 @ 10:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Twenty-three additional bison were found dead near Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Canada, as a result of a suspected anthrax outbreak.
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NLM launches iOS version of WISER

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States National Library of Medicine recently announced the launch of WISER 3.0, an Apple iOS compatible version of its system designed to assist first responders in hazardous materials incidents.
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Danish drug addict tests positive for anthrax after death

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An intravenous drug user in Denmark who died after injecting himself with heroin recently tested positive for anthrax infection.
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Anthrax death in Denmark may be result of tainted heroin

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 @ 10:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Health officials in Denmark suspect that the death of a 55-year-old heroin addict on Sunday from anthrax is the result of contaminated heroin as opposed to terrorism.
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Postal workers participate in bioterror drill

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 @ 10:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Throughout the summer, volunteers with the U.S. Postal Service are participating in a pilot bioterrorism program in five cities around the country to prepare for a biological terror attack.
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Canada announces addition sanctions against Syria

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Canadian government recently announced plans to tighten sanctions on exports to Syria that could potentially be used to produce chemical and biological weapons.
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HGS announces resubmission for raxibacumab license

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 @ 11:22am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Israel expresses concern over Syrian nerve gas

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 @ 10:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Massachusetts inmate pleads not guilty to anthrax hoax

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 @ 10:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An inmate at the Massachusetts state prison in Shirley pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to sending fake anthrax to the Hampden District Attorney's office in September.
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Northrop Grumman tests BioWatch candidate sensor

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Northrop Grumman fully-automated biological threat detection system recently completed a rigorous series of field tests that included the collection and analyses of over 20,000 samples taken at various locations.
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NIH completes final risk assessment of BU biolab

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 @ 11:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. National Institutes of Health recently issued a report concluding that research involving dangerous pathogens at a Boston University laboratory poses negligible risks to the surrounding community.
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Indiana National Guard conducts CBRN training

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 @ 10:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Medical Element of the 19th CERFP, also called the Indiana National Guard's Chemical Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package, will take part in a Joint Patriot exercise on Friday.
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Former Mossad chief: Israel is preparing for Syrian military action

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Toronto closes street after powder scare

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 @ 11:27am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Toronto first responders recently closed two blocks of a major street located in the city's Greektown neighborhood after a Canada Post employee noticed a suspicious brown powder.
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Sandia nears completion of 10 minute blood test

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 @ 11:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories is in the later stages of completing the development of a blood test capable of delivering results within 10 minutes.
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Garza: BioWatch important and misunderstood

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Garza
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Syria begins transport of chemical weapons

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 @ 10:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Anthrax outbreak kills nine cows in Germany, 50 people on antibiotics

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Naval Research Laboratory developing next-gen protective gear

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory is seeking to use reactive and catalytic air purification materials and catalytic decontamination materials to develop more efficient protection against chemical weapons agents, including a better a better kind of gas mask.
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