Ban calls on Syria to allow on-site access to chemical weapons probe team

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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New defense company launches in Pittsburgh

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ChemImage Corporation, a chemical imaging technology company, announced the launch on Monday of a new Pittsburgh-based subsidiary that will focus on developing chemical, biological and explosive threat detection products.
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Abdul Samad Minty speaks on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, representative of South Africa to the United Nations, discussed the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons at the U.N. on April 24.
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Ban Ki-moon speaks on the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Inhofe responds to reports of Syrian chemical weapon use

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jim Inhofe
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Countryman: U.S. concerned about Iran and Syria challenging NPT

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thomas Countryman
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Workshops organized to support Angola's adoption of CWC and BWC

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Georges Chikoti, the foreign minister of Angola, recently opened two workshops in Luanda, Angola designed to support the country's adoption of the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.
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Hagel, Onodera discuss American and Japanese security challenges

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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DTRA awards Ichor Medical Systems $11 million contract

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ichor Medical Systems announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a $11 million contract from the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop a broad vaccine against biodefense pathogens.
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U.S.: Deescalation of North Korean rhetoric positive but not enough

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Korea recently deescalated its rhetoric of nuclear threats, but compliance with obligations and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula are still the main U.S. policy goals, according to a press briefing on Tuesday.
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Sixty percent of CBRN medical countermeasures not approved for children

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Only 60 percent of CBRN medical countermeasures are approved children, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Pfenex Inc. awards contract for development of anthrax vaccine

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Glide Pharma announced on Tuesday it was awarded a contract from Pfenex, Inc., to develop a solid vaccine against anthrax to overcome the drawbacks of the current vaccine on the market.
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Soligenix to develop melioidosis therapy with Intrexon

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company and a developer of biodefense countermeasures, announced a worldwide exclusive collaboration on Wednesday with Intrexon, a synthetic biology company, to develop a treatment for melioidosis.
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Dempsey: Military giving President Obama options on Syria

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin Dempsey
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ECBC investigates chemical weapons buried at Redstone Arsenal

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction Business Unit of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center announced on April 30 that it will investigate the Redstone Arsenal in Alabama.
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OPCW Director-General uzumcu meets with Azerbaijan government to discuss CWC

Thursday, May 2, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Director-General Ahmet uzumcu discussed Chemical Weapons Convention compliance during a series of meetings with Azerbaijan government officials in Baku on April 25 and 26.
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Kane: Comprehensive and step-by-step approaches needed for nuclear disarmament

Friday, May 3, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The world must consider multiple types of approaches to the process of nuclear disarmament if it is to achieve success, a U.N. official recently said during the 10th International Security Forum.
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DoD leaders continue to refine U.S. options for Syria

Friday, May 3, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leaders with the U.S. Department of Defense are continuing to work on options and refine plans to respond to the situation in Syria if needed, according to a press briefing on Wednesday.
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U.N. High Representative Kane speaks at NPT Preparatory Committee

Friday, May 3, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane, the U.N. high representative for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, recently gave the opening address at the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference.
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DoD prepares strategies for U.S. response to war in Syria

Friday, May 3, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said on Wednesday that the Department of Defense is preparing new strategies for the President to use regarding the war in Syria and a post-Assad nation.
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