Army CBRN school appoints new commandant

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brigadier General Peggy Combs recently became the new commandant of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear School and the 27th Chief of Chemical at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
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U.S. grows its biodefense stockpile

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 @ 8:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is seeing a growth in the supplies of countermeasures for blunting bioterrorist attacks, according to an annual report for the federal Project BioShield program.
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Germany sees fourth case of anthrax infection from heroin injection

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 @ 10:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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U.K. and U.S. anthrax researchers collaborate with Turkish and Georgian colleagues

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 @ 11:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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NIH faces sharper cuts than previously expected

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. National Institutes of Health can expect to face an 8.2 percent budget reduction if Congress fails to reach a budget agreement with the White House over cuts scheduled to take place in January.
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Anthrax under control in Azerbaijan

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

Anthrax
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BioWatch program behind schedule and over budget

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 @ 10:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new federal report shows that an ambitious federal program aimed at protecting large cities from biological attacks is six years behind schedule and $3.7 billion over its projected cost.
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Syria conducts tests of munitions capable of carrying chemical weapons

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 @ 11:22am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Syrian army tanks and airplanes recently conducted exercises with munitions designed to carry poison gas.
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Stanford names microbiologist co-director of CISAC

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 @ 11:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

David Relman
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Anthrax kills calf in Bhutan village

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Chemical weapons would be last resort for Syrian regime

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Scottish emergency crews respond to white powder

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A suspicious package recently prompted an emergency response from police, fire and ambulance services in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
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White paper identifies challenges in working with BSL-2+

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new white paper distributed by Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc., aims to assist companies in the implementation of BSL-2+ practices and procedures in laboratory facilities.
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Australian sheep exhibit signs of anthrax

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 @ 10:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group of sheep exported from Australia to Pakistan suspected of being infected with anthrax exhibited signs and symptoms of anthrax infection after being culled this week in Karachi.
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Syrian military actions could prompt Israeli military plans

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 @ 10:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Montana county to simulate anthrax outbreak

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Brownback says NBAF gaining traction

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 @ 11:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sam Brownback
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Nelson: Opportunities exist for government to improve CBRNE response

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 @ 10:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rick Nelson
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FDA grants fast track status for two Sarepta drug candidates

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 @ 10:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted fast track status for drug candidates created by Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., that treat the Marburg virus and the Ebola virus, respectively.
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Lebanese villagers suspect biological weapons in Syrian shells

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lebanese villagers living near the Syrian border amid routine shellfire are complaining of unexplained ailments and say that biological weapons may be to blame.
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