Drug user dies from anthrax infection in U.K.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Health Protection Agency announced on Thursday that a drug user in Medway, United Kingdom, who injected heroin was diagnosed with anthrax and died as a result of the disease.
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TFAH: Congress must pass PAHPRA by end of 2012

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Trust for America's Health, a non-profit organization working to make disease prevention a nationwide priority, issued a statement on Thursday urging the Senate to pass a law to strengthen preparedness and response planning.
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DOD supports U.S., global biosurveillance efforts

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 9:22am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense says it is working with cities and countries around the globe to enhance their capacity to conduct biosurveillance.
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announces its top 10 technological advances of 2012

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 9:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently announced a listing of the top ten scientific developments it played a major role in during 2012, including three directly related to biodefense.
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Most states score six or below in public health preparedness report

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 10:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeffrey Levi
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BWPP releases BioWeapons Monitor 2012

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 10:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The BioWeapons Prevention Project, a network of civil society actors with the goal of permanently eliminating biological weapons, released the BioWeapons Monitor 2012 this month to report on Biological Weapons Convention-related activities.
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Syrian general says opposition could soon control chemical weapons facilities

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 11:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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Lawrence Livermore HOPS system aided in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 @ 11:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Craig Wuest
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Financial reform not enough to abolish systemically threatening institutions

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 8:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The recent settlement with HSBC, a bank that provided money to a Saudi bank connected to al-Qaeda, shows that Dodd-Frank reforms will not stop dangerous banks, according to the founder of Analytical Synthesis, LLC.
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Nevada officials disagree with TFAH report

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 8:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chris Perry
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Threat of chemical weapons use in Syria has not decreased

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 9:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Paul Stares
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Horse racer charged with violating New Zealand biosecurity laws

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 9:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A professional harness racing driver recently pleaded guilty to a breach of New Zealand's Biosecurity Act for bringing unclean horse gear into the country from Australia.
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Majority of Americans support chemical weapon red line in Syria

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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Rebels in Syria are fear chemical weapon attack

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar Al-Assad
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New York County conducts anthrax preparedness drill

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 11:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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U.K. military chief warns of dangerous times ahead

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 @ 11:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

David Roberts
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House passes reauthorization of PAHPA

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeff Levi
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Biosafety conference related to developing countries held in Bangladesh

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Bangladesh Biosafety and Biosecurity Association and the Food and Agriculture Organization held the first annual International Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference at Dhaka University between December 6 and December 8.
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Florida inmate sentenced for anthrax hoax

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 @ 9:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Florida inmate was recently sentenced to more than six additional years in a state prison for threatening a Palm Beach County prosecutor with a letter filled with a suspicious white powder.
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University of Virginia initiates new biodefense program

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 @ 9:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Virginia recently began its new Biodefense Research Training and Career Development Program.
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