FEMA encourages National PrepareAthon! Day participation

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 @ 12:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) is encouraging citizens, organizations and schools across the United States to get involved in America's PrepareAthon! on Tuesday.
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Tularemia cases confirmed in Colorado

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Several cases of tularemia, which is categorized by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a category A Bioterrorism Agent, have recently been reported in four Colorado counties.
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The White House announces steps for Global Health Security Agenda

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 7:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The White House released a fact sheet that outlines the commitments of the U.S.
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FEMA awards $11 million in continuing training grants

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 7:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Six institutions of higher learning have received training grants from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to an announcement made on Sept. 26.
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HHS funds drug to prevent cytokine storms

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 7:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S.
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INTERPOL hosts workshop to boost biological threat resilience

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 8:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Law enforcement, public health officials and scientists across Africa participated in a national and regional resilience workshop to help against biological threats in Ethiopia this past week.
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European Union says it is fully engaged in Ebola fight

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 11:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

European Union (EU) Commissioner of Health and Consumer Policy Tonio Borg reassured West African countries affected by the latest Ebola outbreak that the EU is fully involved in the fight against the deadly virus.
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CDP releases biological training overview video

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 @ 12:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) released a video highlighting its Chemical Ordinance Biological Radiological (COBRA) facility in Aniston, Alabama, on Friday.
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