New vaccine close to eradicating meningitis A in Africa

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 @ 4:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

As a result of the introduction of the MenAfriVac vaccine, meningitis A has been nearly eradicated in Africa.
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WHO, PAHO directors convene in Brazil to discuss Zika response

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 @ 4:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Directors of the World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization are in Brazil meeting with government and health care officials to discuss the Zika virus and the response it requires.
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WHO director-general visits Brazil to discuss Zika outbreak

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 @ 2:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking to expand its response to the Zika virus in Latin America.
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EPA to review, improve Risk Management Program

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 @ 2:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to change its Risk Management Program (RMP), which includes regulations regarding chemical process safety.
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Maine reports first case of Zika

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 @ 2:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has announced the first case of Zika in the state, occurring in a Hancock County adult over the age of 65.
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Hawaii reacts to confirmed Zika case with renewed fervor

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 @ 2:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The state of Hawaii is working to contain the spread of the Zika virus, after the first case was recently reported, causing a newborn to contract microcephaly.
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Engility wins joint enterprise logistics contract

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016 @ 10:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Engility Holding Inc. has been awarded a prime position on the Joint Enterprise-Contracted Logistics and Services Support contract.
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FEMA hiring supervisory management specialist

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016 @ 11:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hiring a supervisory emergency management specialist.
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