NRC: U.S. can't keep up with CBRN threats

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

The U.S. is not able to afford the development of defenses to all potential chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons being created today, according to a blue-ribbon study conducted by the National Research Council.
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Syrian chemical weapon transport to port city raised alarm

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 @ 10:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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Second British heroin user dies of anthrax

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 @ 11:25am by BioPrepWatch Reports

British health authorities recently issued a warning to heroin users after a second addict in the last four weeks died from an anthrax infection.
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SEC charges BioDefense Corp. with fraud

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed fraud charges against a Massachusetts company that was developing a machine to irradiate mail in order to make it safe from dangerous biological agents.
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Transportation subcommittee releases report on security since Sept. 11, 2001

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 @ 10:44am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Subcommittee on Transportation Security released a report on Tuesday detailing the successes and failures of the Transportation Security Administration since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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GAO releases report on anthrax detection

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 @ 10:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fred Upton
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Biosecurity expert calls for better surveillance

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alan Zelicoff
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Border subcommittee discusses border control measures to prevent terrorism

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 @ 12:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Candice Miller
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Homeland Security discusses threat of EMP

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 @ 10:19am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dan Lungren
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Garrett: Health lessons ignored after Sept. 11

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Laurie Garrett
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GAO faults DHS for BioWatch debacle

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 @ 11:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office is highly critical of the manner in which the Department of Homeland Security rushed to develop a new version of the BioWatch biological pathogen surveillance system.
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House meets to discuss nation's emergency communications capabilities

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gus Bilirakis
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Subcommittee meets to discuss future of BioWatch

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 @ 10:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Garza
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Elusys receives $14.5 million in additional funding for anthrax safety study

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 @ 10:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Elusys Therapeutics, Inc., a Pine Brook, New Jersey-based biopharmaceutical company, announced an award on Thursday of $14.5 million of additional funding to support human safety studies of an investigational agent for anthrax treatment.
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Teledyne awarded chemical weapons disposal contract

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:18am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Teledyne Technologies, Inc., recently announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., has been awarded a U.S. government contract to provide support for chemical weapons disposal operations.
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SEC announces details in fraud case against BioDefense Corp.

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An official from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently discussed new details concerning its allegations that a Boston-based biodefense company committed fraud against its investors.
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First responders may be given anthrax vaccinations in new pilot program

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 @ 9:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Garza
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Chemring Detection Systems receives $49 million biological detection system award

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 @ 10:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chemring Detection Systems announced a $49 million contract award on Sunday to supply the U.S. Army and Navy with its biological detection systems.
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National Guard and Marines work together on biological defense

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 @ 10:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense cross trained with the Air Force and the Army National Guard on Friday at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
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Indian scientists find new drug targets in anthrax bacteria

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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