U.S. says significant progress made with Iran in Geneva

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While Iran was not able to accept the agreement presented at the P5+1 talks in Geneva, there was significant progress made during the negotiations, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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NNSA conducts training course in Vietnam

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration conducted a training course in Hanoi, Vietnam, last week and assisted the country in setting up a radiological emergency management system, the NNSA announced on Tuesday.
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Australian airports to install new liquid bottle scanner

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle and Sellex announced on Monday their LS10 liquid bottle scanner will be installed in international terminals in the Brisbane and Sydney airports.
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NNSA reports HEU Transparency Program as successful

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration said on Wednesday that its Highly Enriched Uranium Transparency Program continues to be successful in neutralizing nuclear threats.
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Countervail receives $5.4 million from BARDA for countermeasure development

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Countervail Corporation, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based early-stage biopharmaceutical company, recently announced it will receive an additional $5.4 million for the further development of a medical countermeasure against organophosphorus-based nerve agents.
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IRT announces NFPA certification for air purifying system

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Immediate Response Technologies, Inc., a Glenn Dale, Maryland-based decontamination and air purifying device development company, announced on Tuesday that its new air purification system successfully completed National Fire Protection Association certification.
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Tekmira announces new results from preclinical anti-viral programs

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced on Tuesday positive results from preclinical tests of the efficacy of TKM-Ebola and TKM-Marburg anti-viral programs in which treatment was delayed after infection.
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Medical isotope producers sign agreement with CTBTO to reduce xenon emissions

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization announced on Wednesday that four new producers of medical isotopes signed an agreement to minimize radioxenon emissions of the radioactive noble gas xenon.
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White House says Congress should test hypothesis that Iran is serious

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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U.S. reiterates lack of military solution in Syria

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Recent gains made by the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad demonstrate why there is no military solution in store for Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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Research shows anthrax can stay in cells for days

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Interpol holds course in Georgia on regional explosives threat management

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Criminal Police Organization held a four day course from Nov. 4 to 7 to increase regional preparedness for an emergency response to a potential chemical and explosives terrorist attack.
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Kerry says easing of sanctions in Iran would be five percent or less

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Rep. Royce questions U.S. offer to ease sanctions on Iran

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ed Royce
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Pace University expert on disarmament speaks to U.N. First Committee

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Matthew Bolton
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U.N. and ROK officials discuss challenges of global non-proliferation and disarmament

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane
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U.S. says legislation and negotiation should go hand-in-hand with Iran

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In ongoing relations with Iran, the U.S. legislative and negotiation tracks should match each other, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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Obama says White House is serious about resolving Iran situation diplomatically

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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International Committee of the Red Cross includes Lebanon in toxic response training

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday that it would hold a training course on Monday to teach ambulance service providers, including the Lebanese Red Cross, how to navigate events involving nuclear, radiological, biological or chemical agents.
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A-T Solutions acquires GreenLine Systems to improve counterterrorism efforts

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A-T Solutions, Inc., announced on Thursday that it acquired GreenLine Systems, a technology company that specializes in managing international maritime risks and cross-border movement of potentially dangerous goods, vessels and people.
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