RiVax human trials return positive results

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 @ 10:25am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The aluminum hydroxide adjuvanted RiVax has induced immune responses in human volunteers, according to Phase 1B clinical trials from Soligenix.
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Defense Department teams with cities and countries to improve biosurveillance

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 @ 10:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Department is working with cities around the United States and countries around the world to enhance capabilities needed to detect and track global disease outbreaks.
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First Oregon anthrax case in 50 years hits ranch

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 @ 11:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Russian army taking measures to prevent anthrax outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 @ 11:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Boston subways begins biological agent detector tests

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 @ 10:29am by BioPrepWatch Reports

In Boston, new sensors are being tested in the subway system to see if they're able to effectively detect biological agents.
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Western forces prepare response should Syria use chemical weapons

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 @ 10:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Laurent Fabius
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China maintains opposition to chemical weapon use in Syria

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 @ 11:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Russia dismisses U.S. arms control accusation

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Russia dismissed accusations from Washington on Tuesday that the country failed to fulfill its obligations under international conventions to ban biological and chemical weapons.
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England reports new intravenous drug user anthrax infection

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 @ 10:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A drug addict from Wales is being treated in a hospital with a suspected case of anthrax, health officials reported on Thursday.
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Powder scare causes evacuation of Switzerland's largest postal service center

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Switzerland's largest postal service center was evacuated this week after white powder was found in two letters.
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Hezbollah refutes claims it has chemical weapons

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 @ 11:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The leader of Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite group, said this week that the group does not have chemical weapons but has enough missiles to cause major damage to Israel in case of an attack.
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Colorado loses bid to increase speed of chemical weapon destruction

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 @ 11:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A federal court denied the state of Colorado's lawsuit on Wednesday that sought the authority to set a deadline for the U.S. Army to destroy the chemical weapon stockpile at the Pueblo Chemical Depot.
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Delawie speaks at Washington health and security conference

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 @ 10:10am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Greg Delawie
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U.S. report: North Korea could use bioweapons

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 @ 10:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States believes that North Korea could someday use biological weapons, which could pose additional security threats on top of the country's drive for nuclear weapons, according to a U.S. government report.
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Sarepta receives grant to study IM delivery of Marburg virus vaccine

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 @ 11:27am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., was recently awarded a federal contract to study the intramuscular administration of a vaccine against Marburg virus.
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Israeli intelligence monitoring Syria's chemical weapons

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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BioWatch upgrade postponed by Homeland Security

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 @ 2:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has postponed its plans to purchase technology that could have served as an upgrade to BioWatch, the country's system for the detection of biological attacks.
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Congress schedules hearings on BioWatch

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 @ 10:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two congressional subcommittees are now scheduled to review the controversial U.S. Department of Homeland Security BioWatch system.
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FBI asks for help in 15-year-old white powder case

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help to find the sender of 21 white powder hoax letters in the vicinity of Syracuse, New York.
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France: Response to Syrian chemical weapons use would be massive

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 @ 11:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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