CDC increases efforts to curb Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Aethlon CEO Joyce discusses novel Ebola strategy

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jim Joyce, the chairman and CEO of Aethlon Medical, Inc., said on Wednesday that Aethlon's Hemopurifier could be used to mitigate illness, suffering and death from exposure to viral pathogens.
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U.N. holds meeting of experts in Geneva

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 2014 United Nations Meeting of Experts began on Monday in Geneva.
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Iran delivers opening statement at U.N. Meeting of Experts

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The delegation from Iran gave its opening remarks regarding the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) at the United Nations Meeting of Experts on Monday on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
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WHO to review experimental Ebola treatment

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that it will convene an ethical review of experimental treatment in the West African Ebola virus outbreak.
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Soligenix advances development of anthrax vaccine

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced the results on Thursday of a new study that showed improved immunogenicity and rapid action of VeloThrax, the company's anthrax vaccine.
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EU delivers remarks on BTWC at Meeting of Experts

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Andras Kos, the minister counselor for the European Union's delegation to the United Nations, delivered the EU's statement on the Biological and Toxic Weapons Convention (BTWC) on Monday at the U.N.'s Meeting of Experts.
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India comments on BWC at Meeting of Experts

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Venkatesh Varma, India's representative to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), delivered remarks on Aug. 4 at the United Nations Meeting of Experts.
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TSRI investigates antibodies to fight Ebola virus

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) said on Tuesday that they are investigating antibodies to battle Ebola virus, including three antibodies that were recently used to treat two American healthcare workers.
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Emergent BioSolutions submits license application for anthrax immune globulin

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that it submitted a biologics license application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for anthrax immune globulin intravenous (human) (AIGIV).
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CDC Director Frieden testifies on ebola outbreak

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tom Frieden
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FEMA releases 2014 National Preparedness Report

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency released on Wednesday its 2014 National Preparedness Report (NPR).
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CDC exercises options under Emergent smallpox vaccine therapeutic contract

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exercised options under a contract to supply vaccinia immune globulin intravenous (VIGIV) to the federal government.
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Minnesota DPS HSEM hosts radiological emergency preparedness drill

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) recently hosted its annual radiological emergency preparedness exercise to prepare for emergencies.
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European Commissioner Borg releases statement on ebola

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tonio Borg
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WHO declares ebola Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An emergency committee with the World Health Organization officially declared on Friday that the ebola outbreak in West Africa is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
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Emergent says Ebola vaccine will take time

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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House subcommittee holds hearing on Ebola threat

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ed Royce
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Vigilant Guard exercise held in Kansas

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kansas National Guard hosted the Vigilant Guard emergency preparedness exercise from Aug. 4-7 in Salina.
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Kansas K-9 unit participates in Vigilant Guard

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kansas Search and Rescue Dog Association/Kansas Task Force K-9 Unit participated in the Vigilant Guard training exercise from Aug. 4-7 in Salina.
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