Putin argues that Russia must be prepared for bioattack

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin recently argued that Russia must be prepared for the use of future weapons systems, including those based on genetics, which will alter how states achieve their aims and protect themselves.
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Fort Detrick may be considered for closure

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 @ 10:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kiplinger Letter has named Fort Detrick as one of several military bases that may be considered for closure between 2015 and 2025.
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Basson says Mandela re-appointed him

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wouter Basson, a cardiologist charged with involvement in South Africa's apartheid government's biological and chemical warfare program, testified on Tuesday that Nelson Mandela re-appointed him to the South African National Defense Force.
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Anthrax toll rises to five in Namibia

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 @ 11:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Five people have now died in the Omaheke region of Namibia from an illness that is believed to be either anthrax or Congo fever.
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London warns of hand cream Olympics terror plot

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 @ 11:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Islamic extremists recently posted a series of detailed instructions online for how to launch a terrorist attack during the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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Basson claims his involvement in chemical warfare program was to save lives

Friday, Mar 30, 2012 @ 10:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wouter Basson, the cardiologist facing charges for his conduct as the head of apartheid South Africa's chemical warfare research program, said on Monday that his involvement was an effort to save lives.
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Policies being developed to address biosecurity concerns of H5N1 studies

Friday, Mar 30, 2012 @ 11:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two U.S. scientific journals recently announced that they are developing policies to address biosecurity-related concerns as experts continue to debate two controversial H5N1 avian flu studies.
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El-Hibri leaves lasting legacy of success at Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.

Friday, Mar 30, 2012 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fuad El-Hibri launched Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., 14 years ago, focusing on several prominent disease areas and creating numerous clinical stage product development programs, as well as an anthrax vaccine.
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