Iran to unveil monument to chemical agent victims

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 @ 11:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kazem Gharibabadi
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Smiths Detection launches car scanner

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 @ 11:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, a London-based multinational engineering company, recently announced the launch of a low-energy x-ray scanner that is capable of detecting the presence of potentially dangerous materials hidden in cars.
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Massachusetts researchers receive grants for development of biological protection uniforms

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:29am by BioPrepWatch Reports

James Watkins
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Panacela Labs wins $4.6M contract to develop anti-infective compounds

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Panacela Labs, a subsidiary of Cleveland BioLabs, won a $4.6 million contract from Russia's Ministry of Trade and Industry to develop xenomycins, a family of anti-infective compounds.
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Biodefense scientists studying simian hemorrhagic fever virus

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 9:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Biodefense scientists are quietly researching the possibility that simian hemorrhagic fever virus could jump species and infect humans.
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Mumbai hospital holds anti-terror training

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 9:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bombay Hospital in Mumbai, India, recently conducted an anti-terror and trauma care training program for all medical, paramedical and nursing staff to mark the anniversary of the 2008 terror attacks.
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Saline County, Mo. health department creates new emergency plan

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 10:31am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The health department in Saline County, Missouri, presented a new emergency operation plan to the county's board of trustees on Tuesday for dealing with anthrax exposure.
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Ban Ki-moon: Approximately 80 percent of chemical stockpile destroyed

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Study concludes air travel restrictions would delay pandemic

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 11:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new study examining the 2009 influenza A pandemic points to air travel restrictions as an efficient means to slow the incidence rate of a new influenza pandemic.
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Role of journalism in pandemic response analyzed in Australia

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 @ 11:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Three articles about the role of media coverage during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic appear in the recent issue of the Medical Journal of Australia.
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Winnefeld: Defense strategy must be connected with budget

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

James A. Winnefeld
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FDA: Individual bacteria could play key role in spreading anthrax through body

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Armenia reports anthrax outbreak to OIE

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 9:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Boston University lab awaiting NIH decision

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 9:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Basic operations continue at a Boston University biolab as officials wait for a risk assessment decision from the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
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House passes Homeland Security legislation

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gus Bilirakis
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Canada orders additional smallpox vaccines from Bavarian Nordic

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 10:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bavarian Nordic, a vaccine-focused biotechnology company, announced on Wednesday that the Canadian government ordered 20,000 additional doses of IMVAMUNE smallpox vaccine to replace its current stockpile.
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Contact with wild animals leaves Ugandans prone to Ebola

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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BioNeutral sterilant receives positive test results

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New Jersey-based BioNeutral Group, Inc., recently announced that it received positive results from an independent laboratory testing its product Ygiene Sterilant.
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DTRA seeks PR for new biothreat innovation prize

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently announced that is looking for sources to assist the agency in developing and administering a reward initiative related to the innovation of diagnostics for infectious disease threats.
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Retired N.Y. pharmacist pleads guilty in chemical attack case

Friday, Nov 30, 2012 @ 8:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mercury
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