China: Japan should take chemical weapons

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wu Haitao
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Few workable options to secure chemical arsenal in Syria

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 @ 10:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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New York county holds anthrax exercise

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 @ 11:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Public health officials in Franklin County, New York, recently completed a state mandated anthrax-release drill to test their response to a potential terrorist attack.
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DHS releases guidance for responders in the event anthrax attack

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued guidance to aid first responders in protecting themselves in the event of a wide-area anthrax attack.
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N.Y. anthrax prankster gets five month sentence

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A former security guard from Buffalo, New York, received five months in federal custody after placing baby powder in two envelopes with the alleged intention that it would be mistaken for anthrax.
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Lipkin, other experts enter H5N1 debate

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 @ 10:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

W. Ian Lipkin
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Northwestern Missouri holds large-scale agroterrorism drill

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 @ 11:18am by BioPrepWatch Reports

First responders in northwestern Missouri recently conducted a large-scale agroterrorism exercise near the town of Chillicothe.
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense visits OPCW

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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India's parliament trained to handle CBRN emergencies

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 @ 10:03am by BioPrepWatch Reports

India's National Disaster Management Authority is training the security personnel of the country's parliament to handle chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear safety in the Parliament House Complex.
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Biothreats called one of the top challenges to national security

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 @ 10:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

C. Nicole Rosenzweig
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New aerosol scanner developed for use in the field

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 @ 11:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new, compact scanning system to detect low concentrations of aerosols at mid- to long-range distances was recently developed to aid in the detection of biological agents.
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Israel threatens Syria over use of chemical weapons

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Benjamin Netanyahu
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Pfenex wins NIAID contract for needle-free anthrax vaccine

Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pfenex, a San Diego-based protein expression company, won a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases contract this week to support the development of its needle-free anthrax vaccine.
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Researchers determine anthrax can grow and reproduce in soil

Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ian Glomski
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Bioterrorism to fuel India's vaccine industry

Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 @ 11:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bioterrorism concerns are expected to fuel additional growth in India's vaccine production sector.
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Scientists develop chem/bio agent sensitive fabric

Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are currently developing a fabric made of carbon nanotubes that will be capable of protecting wearers against chemical and biological weapons.
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Chinese chemical weapons defense scientists laud standardization push

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at China's Chemical Defense Research Institute recently credited the standardized construction of their laboratories for helping them to win a major national technology award.
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Keim named AZBio's Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 @ 10:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Paul Keim
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Humayun: Pakistan needs bioweapon contingency plan

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 @ 11:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Qazi Humayun
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Michigan student wins chemistry fellowship for nerve agent detector

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 @ 11:44am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Western Michigan University student was recently awarded funding for the development of a molecular nerve agent sensor.
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