Opponents of Boston biolab stage walk to protest laboratory

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 10:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group of approximately 24 people gathered in South Boston on Friday to demonstrate their opposition to the proposed Level 3 and Level 4 infectious disease research labs at Boston University.
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Contract issued for construction of new utility plant for national biodefense lab

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ron Trewyn
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Hagel inches nearer to secretary of defense confirmation

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 11:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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Integrated BioTherapeutics initiates trial for new bioterrorism vaccine

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 8:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Integrated BioTherapeutics, a Gaithersburg, Maryland-based vaccine research company, announced the initiation on Tuesday of a Phase I clinical trial to test the safety and immunogenicity of a vaccine against staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
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Soligenix reports year-end 2012 accomplishments and financial results

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 8:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, a Princeton, New Jersey-based development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced its financial results and other accomplishments for last year on Tuesday.
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Woman receives white powder letter from imprisoned son

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 9:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hazardous materials teams, local law enforcement units and rescue crews were recently dispatched to a South Carolina home after a letter containing white powder arrived.
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Study: U.S. schools and businesses not ready for bioterrorism event

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 9:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A study conducted by researchers at St. Louis University concluded that the majority of U.S. schools and businesses are not prepared for a bioterrorist attack or pandemic illness.
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CDC labs cited for security and training shortcomings

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 10:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Laboratories at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were cited repeatedly in private government audits for failing to properly secure bioterror agents, according to recently secured government watchdog reports.
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Fort Hood soldiers host CBRN rodeo to increase preparedness

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soldiers with the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Warriors hosted a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear rodeo for hundreds of soldiers at the Killeen, Texas-based Fort Hood between February 11 and February 13.
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World leaders meet in Almaty to discuss Iranian nuclear program

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 11:03am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Several of the world's major powers are hoping Iran will respond to their latest offer to reduce economic sanctions in exchange for Tehran scaling back its nuclear activity.
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Man convicted of using WMD in San Diego courthouse bombing

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The perpetrator of the 2008 bombing of the San Diego federal courthouse was recently sentenced to 55 years in prison for using a weapon of mass destruction.
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Iran may have backup plan for nuclear bomb

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 8:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A heavily guarded and active heavy water facility in Arak, Iran, is part of a plutonium production plant that may give Iran an alternate path to a potential nuclear weapon, according to recent reports.
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Bipartisan House bill would impose tougher penalties on Iran

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 8:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives demonstrated support for tougher penalties on Iran to stop the country's nuclear ambitions by introducing a bipartisan bill on Wednesday to levy additional sanctions against Tehran.
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Congressional staffers train at Fort Polk

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 9:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Twenty-three Congressional Delegates recently visited Fort Polk, Louisiana, to watch soldiers demonstrate how they use their equipment in training and on missions.
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Experts fear growing preparedness funding cuts

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 9:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Irwin Redlener
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Rajavi: Nuclear talks with Iran unlikely to yield change

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maryam Rajavi
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Integrated BioTherapeutics intiates Phase 1 trial of SEB vaccine

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Integrated BioTherapeutics recently initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial of the safety and immunogenicity of its staphylococcal enterotoxin B vaccine STEBVax in heathy adults.
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Llama antibodies may fight off botulinum neurotoxins

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 11:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists recently found that antibodies from llamas may be able to fight off seven different kinds of botulinum neurotoxins.
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The threat of lone-wolf terrorism

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 @ 11:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A terrorist expert with nearly 25 years of experience in the field recently revealed his views on the growing threat of lone-wolf terrorists.
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