Emergent BioSolutions holds event for National Manufacturing Day

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions held an event at its Lansing, Michigan-based facility that taught attendees about its company, manufacturing processes and the development an anthrax vaccine, according to an article recently published in Manufacturing Engineering.
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White House says North Korea must halt weapons programs

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Susan Rice
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Hotzone Solutions welcomes director of new U.S. office, attends exhibition conference

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hotzone Solutions said on Thursday it will open a new office in the United States, and welcomed Carl Jorgensen, who has extensive experience in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear explosives defense, as its new director.
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Raytheon announces successful field surveillance missile defense test

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Raytheon Company announced on Wednesday the successful evaluation of its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at White Sands Missile Range, which test-fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at a single tactical missile target.
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OPCW considers destruction of Syria's weapons at sea

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

One of the destruction options for Syria's chemical weapons includes destroying the chemical arsenal at sea in an environmentally safe manner, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
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President Obama says agreement with Iran will strictly limit its nuclear program

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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Bavarian Nordic receives approval for smallpox vaccine from Health Canada

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bavarian Nordic said on Friday that it received a Notice of Compliance from Health Canada for IMVAMUNE, a smallpox vaccine to be used in public health emergencies.
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NNSA recovers radiological device from Boston hospital

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration announced on Friday that it successfully recovered a disused, high-activity cesium-137 device from Massachusetts General Hospital and permanently disposed of it.
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President Obama discusses Iran with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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Ban welcomes interim agreement on Iran's nuclear program

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Senators work for bipartisan legislation on Iranian sanctions

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

More than a dozen senators said on Thursday that they would work to reconcile proposals and pass bipartisan legislation for Iranian sanctions as soon as possible.
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OPCW welcomes commercial chemical disposal of Syrian chemical weapons

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced on Friday that it welcomes commercial chemical disposal firms to submit expressions of interest regarding the disposal of chemical weapons in Syria.
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White House says next six months are key for diplomatic resolution in Iran

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The next six months represent an important opportunity to resolve the nuclear crisis in Iran through peaceful diplomatic means, the White House said on Monday.
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U.S. says Asian countries coming together on North Korea

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Japan, South Korea, China and the U.S. are uniting with a strong convergence of ideas on North Korea and the view the country must denuclearize, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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Minnesota Department of Health dispels rumors regarding powder found in courthouse

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Law enforcement officials in Pine County, Minnesota, said on Friday that the county courthouse received six letters that contained an unknown powdery substance on Nov. 19.
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OPCW launches new interactive educational materials

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced on Tuesday the release of updated educational information on the multiple uses of chemicals, which was created with help from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
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Emergent BioSolutions appoints new executive vice president and general counsel

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., a Rockville, Maryland-based specialty pharmaceutical company, announced the appointment on Tuesday of a new executive vice president and general counsel.
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Scientists advance MRI technology to screen liquids at airports

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An advance in magnetic resonance imaging technology may allow for a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security, the Los Alamos National Laboratory said on Monday.
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Bipartisan Policy Center urges pursuit of final agreement to prevent nuclear Iran

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Blaise Misztal, the acting director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Foreign Policy Project, said on Monday the nuclear weapons deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries is a needed step, but does not prevent a nuclear Iran.
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CTBTO Executive Secretary Zerbo calls for CTBT to enter into force

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lassina Zerbo
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