Amoeba anthrax study could lead to improved treatment

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:29am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Health officials seek comments on H5N1 research risks

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

H5N1
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Potential anthrax outbreak reported in Armenia

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Treatment proves effective against Ebola virus

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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PharmAthene appoints acting chief scientific officer

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 @ 10:10am by BioPrepWatch Reports

PharmAthene, Inc., an Annapolis, Maryland-based pharmaceutical company, appointed Arthur Y. Elliott as its acting chief scientific officer on Friday after the abrupt resignation of the company's former chief scientific officer.
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BARDA rejects idea to use bonds for bioterrorism countermeasure funding

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 @ 10:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Eric Richman
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Georgia hospital conducts disaster drill for potential attack at the Masters

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hazmat teams in Augusta, Georgia, recently conducted a bioagent decontamination exercise at the state's health sciences university.
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Armenia confirms anthrax outbreak

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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DHS continues testing on MBTA stations

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 @ 10:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority continued testing bioterror sensors at train stations on Wednesday using a non-dangerous bacterium.
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Researchers say BioWatch cannot detect lethal germs

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists speaking on the condition of anonymity said that a system meant to protect the United States against biological attacks operated with defective components for two years.
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Police in New York town say suspicious powder not anthrax

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Police in Tarrytown, New York, recently confirmed that that a woman who reported finding anthrax on a local street was incorrect and the substance was harmless.
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iBio receives patent for plague antigens

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 @ 11:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

iBio, Inc., recently announced that the U.S. Patent Office has accepted its patent application for claims related to certain plague antigens.
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DHS issues guidance for wide-area anthrax attack response

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 @ 10:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security issued an updated version on Monday of its guidance for the protection of first responders during the first week after a wide-area aerosol anthrax attack.
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Officials find source of anthrax in Armenia

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 @ 11:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Powder found at Canada Post station not anthrax

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

London, Canada, fire officials recently announced that a suspicious powder found at the Canada Post sorting station was not anthrax or any other harmful agent.
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PositiveID Corp. continues with BioWatch Gen 3 procurement

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 @ 11:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation recently announced that it will continue to focus on procurement for BioWatch Generation 3, Phase II for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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Fifth fake bomb threat reported in Mass. for the year

Friday, Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A fake bomb threat called into the police department in Ware, Massachusetts, marks the fifth hoax this year involving false claims of chemicals, explosives and hostage threats.
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CBMS extends funding for Cleveland BioLabs countermeasure

Friday, Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cleveland BioLabs, Inc., a Buffalo, New York-based clinical stage biotechnology company, announced a $1.5 million funding award on Thursday from the U.S. Department of Defense as part of an existing development contract.
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DTRA seeks nanotechnology research

Friday, Oct 26, 2012 @ 11:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Viktoria Greanya
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U.N. First Committee discusses chemical and biological weapons

Friday, Oct 26, 2012 @ 11:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A discussion of the dangers of chemical and biological weapons recently dominated a meeting of the United Nations First Committee (Disarmament and International Security).
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