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Navy unit aims to expand dengue, Chikungunya tests in Latin America

Monday, Dec 29, 2014 @ 5:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) is currently conducting passive clinical-base surveillance in Latin America, testing for both dengue and Chikungunya fever, with plans to expand the effort next year, the Naval Medical and Research Development News said in its December issue.
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NAMRU commander warns antibiotic resistance a growing threat

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 @ 8:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Commanding Officer of the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Capt. Kyle Petersen, said the growth of antibiotic-resistant microbes is a serious threat that deserves more attention.
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100,000 Ebola assays in total provided by Navy Medical Research Team

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 @ 5:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Since the start of the current Ebola outbreak, the Naval Medical Research Team (NMRC) with the Department of Defense have been producing detection assays, numbering over 100,000.
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