Researchers develop test to track tuberculosis gene

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 @ 3:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A blood test that can predict whether or not a dormant string of tuberculosis (TB) will develop into full-blown tuberculosis has been developed.
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Zika case reported in Minnesota

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 @ 8:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Minnesota traveler returning from Latin America has contracted the Zika virus.
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CIDR, GlaxoSmithKline identify potential tuberculosis treatments

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 2:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Through a partnership between the Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) and the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), scientists have identified a potential tuberculosis treatment candidate, CIDR announced on Tuesday.
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Situational awareness course comes to Loveland, Colo.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Midwest Fire Equipment, Rich Gasaway team up on training program.
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MDH to aid in university measles case

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 @ 2:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Pair addresses emergency management with uniquely challenged communities

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 @ 2:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tammy VanOverBeke, the Lyon County emergency management director, and Ted Stamp, an employee of the Southwestern Center for Independent Living, are on a mission to educate Minnesotans with unique challenges about emergency preparedness.
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University of Minnesota professor awarded McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 @ 4:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

University of Minnesota School of Public Health professor Michael Osterholm was awarded a McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health by university President Eric Kaler on Tuesday.
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Minnesota outlines preparedness measures created in response to Sept. 11 attacks

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 @ 3:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

With the heightened concern about security following the attacks of 9/11, the state of Minnesota has incorporated improved safety methods to prepare for and respond to unexpected disaster, largely through the state Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEM).
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