North Korea, Iran and Syria may be building biological weapon arsenals

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jill Bellamy van Aalst
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Lautenberg introduces bills to require IST at chemical plants

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 @ 11:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Frank Lautenberg
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Philippines report 23 suspected anthrax cases

Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 @ 11:17am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Egyptian protestors complain of stronger tear gas

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 8:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Protestors in Egypt responding to the death sentences given to 21 people for their roles in a 2012 soccer riot recently complained of powerful and painful tear gas being used by police.
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Mixed signals sent in Washington's approach to Syrian intervention

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 8:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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Survey shows gaps in disaster preparedness training at U.S. medical schools

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 9:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Recent surveys of physician practitioners showed a general lack of training and readiness for mass casualty events, despite a general agreement that such education should be part of the U.S. medical student curriculum.
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IDF moves Iron Dome missile batteries

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 9:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Israeli Defense Forces recently deployed Iron Dome missile batteries to the country's north amid fears over an escalation in Syria's civil war and concerns its chemical weapons arsenal could wind up in the hands of Islamic radicals.
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Carter honors DTRA with award

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 10:18am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ashton Carter
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Nipah virus kills five in Bangladesh

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nipah virus
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Cleveland BioLabs invited to countermeasure symposium

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cleveland BioLabs recently announced that it was invited to present at a symposium on the development of radiation medical countermeasures.
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Netanyahu meets with defense officials to discuss Syrian chemical weapons

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 @ 11:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Benjamin Netanyahu
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ACT I selected as one of prime contractors for JPEO-CBD

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 8:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Alexandria, Virginia-based Advanced Concept Technologies International recently announced that it was one of 70 small business prime contractors selected to support the U.S. military's chemical and biological defense program.
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Study: Funding and focus can better combat Rift Valley fever

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 8:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rift Valley fever
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NIH, NIAID directors herald upcoming end to H5N1 experiment moratorium

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 9:25am by BioPrepWatch Reports

H5N1
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Israel warns of potential strike against Syria, sends official to Moscow

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 9:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Silvan Shalom
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New York college hosts pharmacist bioterror training

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, recently hosted a two-day bioterrorism mass prophylaxis and preparedness training program for approximately 50 pharmacists from the area.
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CSEPP training video wins Aurora Award

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 10:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program recently won an Aurora Award for excellence for a training video meant to improve emergency planning for the disabled.
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DTRA looking to create online scientific video journal

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 11:31am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency Chemical/Biological Technologies Department recently submitted a call for sources to provide the publication of research in video format.
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Anthrax outbreak infects 22 in Namibia

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 @ 11:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Simulation-based education programs could prepare healthcare system for bioterror attacks

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 @ 8:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin Olsen
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