JSPA condemns anthrax scare in Pretoria

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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FBI, Air Force meet to discuss hazardous evidence collection

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An FBI hazardous evidence response team recently met with Air Force first responders to discuss methods for the collection and custody of hazardous evidence, the U.S. Air Force Academy said on Tuesday.
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Nanotherapeutics selects GE Healthcare Life Sciences Technologies platform

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GE Healthcare announced on Wednesday that Nanotherapeutics, Inc., selected GE Healthcare Life Sciences' Flex Factory biomanufacturing platform for use in its Advanced Development and Manufacturing Center.
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ACMT emergency response course to be held in Ontario

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American College of Medical Toxicology recently announced that it will hold an educational workshop on effective emergency response to toxic industrial chemical threats in Ottawa, Ontario, on February 5 and 6.
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State Sen. DeFrancisco pushes for homeland security college in New York

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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DARPA Fold F(x) program to advance synthetic biomedical polymers

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said on Tuesday it is accepting proposals to advance "Folded Non-Natural Polymers with Biological Function" under a new program.
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Florida teenager arrested for alleged sale of toxin Abrin

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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ESCMP hosts briefing on CHEMPACK program

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 @ 6:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Emergency Services Coalition for Medical Preparedness, a group that represents more than three million emergency services providers, hosted an educational briefing on Thursday about the CHEMPACK program.
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CDC holds CME activity on anthrax

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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PositiveID reports on market opportunities for homeland security solutions

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation, a Delray Beach, Florida-based biological detection and diagnostics solutions developer, announced on Thursday that it published a report on market opportunities for its homeland defense products.
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Pentagon not developing biological weapons in Kazakhstan

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Central Reference Laboratory in Kazakhstan said on Thursday that the facility will study highly infectious diseases, and not make biological weapons for the United States.
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Argon to exhibit at Defexpo India 2014

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics recently announced that it will participate in Defexpo India 2014 by showcasing its PlumeSIM and other simulations products between February 6 and 9 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.
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Smiths Detection opens manufacturing plant in Asia-Pacific region

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, a leading manufacturer and designer of advanced detection solutions globally, formally opened its Asia Pacific Manufacturing Facility on Thursday.
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South African tolling agency receives second anthrax scare

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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NEMA hires two new county directors

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency recently announced that it hired new directors for Richardson County and Chase County to replace two outgoing retirees.
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Maryland releases 2014-2015 emergency response training plan

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The State of Maryland said on Jan. 17 that the Maryland Emergency Preparedness Program is expected to ensure consistent emergency planning policy information.
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Former Kazakhstan MoD Tugusov suspects new laboratory has military purpose

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Alabama State Troopers return to CDP for Field Force Operations training

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Thursday that the second wave of Alabama State Troopers is attending the Center for Domestic Preparedness for training.
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DTRA to hold 2014 Technology Conference virtually

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently announced that it will hold its 2014 Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology Conference virtually and called for abstract submission papers through Feb. 7.
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Connecticut public health officer offers guidance on preparedness

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Connecticut public health officer recently provided preparedness advice during two informational sessions at the Willington Public Library in Willington, Connecticut.
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