Countermeasure experts join Martin, Blanck & Associates

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 9:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Health services consulting practice Martin, Blanck & Associates recently announced the additions of two senior partners, both with extensive experience with the Department of Defense.
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Burr praises committee passage of PAHPA reauthorization

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 9:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Richard Burr
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NATO condemns North Korean nuclear test

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 9:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization's North Atlantic Council recently condemned North Korea's nuclear weapons test and December missile launch.
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Syria may have moved some of its chemical arsenal

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 10:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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Army conducts North Korea wargame simulation

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 10:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Military officers at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, recently conducted a wargame with a classified scenario transparently concerned with North Korea.
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IAEA makes no progress with Iran at talks

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran and the United Nations' International Atomic Energy Agency failed to reach a deal that would allow inspectors access to supposed nuclear facilities.
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South Korea searching for radioactive evidence from DPRK nuke test

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 11:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

South Korea recently announced that attempts to analyze North Korea's nuclear device have been hampered by an inability to detect any radioactive isotopes from the underground blast.
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U.S. launches $10 million project to battle Marburg, Ebola

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Agency for International Development recently launched a $10 million project in Uganda meant to equip doctors and veterinarians with the means to conduct joint research on the treatment of zoonotic diseases.
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Experts: North Korea years away from nuclear bomb

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Korea is still several years away from being able to build a nuclear bomb that threatens close neighbors, according to expert analysts.
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New report places anthrax, smallpox and HFVs at top of research priorities

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 9:27am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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American Society for Microbiology critiques HHS framework on H5N1 research

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 9:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

H5N1
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California man arrested after making WMD threats

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 10:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

California police arrested a Rio Dell, California, resident on Tuesday after he allegedly threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against multiple locations, including several government facilities.
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WHO holds biosecurity workshop in Tajikistan

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization recently conducted a training workshop on biorisk management in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to ensure that public health laboratories in the region operate according to international principles of safety and quality.
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U.N. secretary general says Iran using talks to cover nuclear ambitions

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-Moon
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Examination of bioterror exercises raises questions

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 @ 11:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent analysis of two senior-level tabletop exercises simulating the effects of a smallpox release concluded that questions remain about how leaders would react in a terrorist attack.
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Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., donates to five non-profits

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 @ 8:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., donated $6,000 in total to five non-profit organizations in the Lansing, Michigan, area during an event on Friday.
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Non-strategic nuclear weapons a focus at Warsaw talks

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 @ 8:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hans Kristensen
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Russian meteor posed threat to chemical and nuclear facilities

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 @ 9:27am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains near the city of Chelyabinsk on Friday posed a threat to several sensitive chemical and nuclear facilities.
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DTRA announces diagnostics grand challenge

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 @ 9:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently announced its intention to enter into a competition between the X Prize Foundation and a team of InnoCentive/Booz Allen Hamilton.
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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says nuclear weapons are banned in Iran

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 @ 9:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
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