Pakistani court orders end to sheep culling operations

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 @ 11:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A court-appointed medical team in Pakistan recently reported that they found no signs or symptoms of anthrax in tissue samples from sheep imported from Australia.
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Chemical weapon contamination fears surface in Australian suburb

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 @ 10:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Residents of Maribyrnong, a suburb northwest of Melbourne, Australia, are raising concerns that the ground may be contaminated with chemical agents from a former Australia Defense Force site that used to reside there.
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Army scientist works on biodefense detection and decontamination

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 @ 10:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mary M. Wade, a supervisory biologist with the U.S. Army, described her team's work with biodefense decontamination and detection on Monday, including the team's use of novel decontamination gel technology.
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Maryland biotechs drive recovery

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Christian Johansson
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Report on MCM industry released

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maureen Hardwick
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Egypt plans chemical weapon use in Sinai

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 @ 10:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The government of Egypt allegedly plans to use chemical weapons against Sinai Peninsula terrorists in an effort to make them easier to catch.
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Cambridge heroin users alerted about anthrax

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 @ 10:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Pennsylvania community college closes after nerve agent threat

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 @ 11:27am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Pennsylvania community college recently shut down after an anonymous caller threatened the campus with a chemical attack using a nerve agent.
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DOD behind in CBRN preparation

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gerald Parker
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Czech Republic sends chemical warfare experts to Jordan for training

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 @ 10:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jan Pejsek
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Basson inquiry suffers setback in biological weapons program inquiry

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 @ 10:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wouter Basson
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Augusta, Maine, holds emergency anthrax drill

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 @ 11:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A mass casualty drill simulating an anthrax release was recently conducted in Augusta, Maine.
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Bechtel and Parsons to construct chemical weapons demilitarization facility

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 @ 11:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A joint venture between the engineering and construction firms Bechtel and Parsons Corporation recently won a $599 million contract to operate a chemical weapons destruction facility for the U.S. Army.
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Maine emergency responders train for anthrax scenario

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergency responders from Maine attended a training exercise on Tuesday at the VA Maine Healthcare System-Togus as part of an anthrax bomb simulation.
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Secret Service obtains contract for CBRN protective clothing

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Secret Service issued an intent to negotiate on a sole source basis on September 20 with Paul Boye Incorporated to procure undergarments that protect against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents.
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BARDA activates third contract year for Rapid Micro Systems

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 @ 11:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rapid Micro Biosystems recently announced that the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority has decided to exercise the third and final year of its contract option for the development of rapid sterility testing technology.
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UN official warns forum about misuse of synthetic biology

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 @ 11:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Piers Millet
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