China prevented several bioattack during 2008 Olympics

Thursday, May 20, 2010 @ 7:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Reuters reports that thorough planning by Chinese officials led to a bioterrorism-free 2008 Beijing Olympic experience.
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BioBriefcase to be made available for civilian use

Thursday, May 20, 2010 @ 7:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is hoping to make its patented
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Indiana police dept. receives CBRN containment device

Friday, May 21, 2010 @ 6:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Evansville Police Department in Indiana recently received a $370,000 investment to help it in its war against biological and chemical terror.
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Suspended UW researcher served On biosafety panel

Friday, May 21, 2010 @ 6:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who was recently suspended for unauthorized experiments was also a member of the school
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Salahis caught near White House again

Friday, May 21, 2010 @ 7:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The White House apparently remains safe from the party crashing Salahis.
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Anthrax scare at Philadelphia's Liberty Bell

Friday, May 21, 2010 @ 8:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A security guard at Philadelphia's Liberty Bell Pavilion reported the discovery of a blue balloon that was filled with a white powdery substance on Thursday, setting off fears of a potential bioattack.
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Graham highlights dangers of weapons of mass destruction

Monday, May 24, 2010 @ 7:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham warned of the dangers of bioterrorism during a speech he recently gave at the University of Florida.
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Postal workers may become part of plan to fight anthrax attacks

Monday, May 24, 2010 @ 7:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mail carriers in Minnesota may soon play a part in the war on terror, according to a news report by
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Fears raised of bioattack on World Cup

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 4:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Reuters reports that a recent arrest in Iraq has rekindled fears of a terrorist attack during the World Cup which begins next month in South Africa.
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Indonesia still faces CBRN challenges, report says

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 5:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

While Indonesian officials have responded resolutely to past threats, some experts still wonder if they will be able to thwart another terrorist attack, CBRNe World reports.
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French Lt. Colonel discusses Europe's comprehensive biological capability program

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 7:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lt. Colonel Marc Caudrillier, France
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Northrop Grumman begins air sampling technology delivery

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 7:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Northrop Grumman Corporation has started delivery of air sampling technology to protect against biothreats to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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Federal grant given to fund development of bioagent detection system

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 8:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A $2.4 million federal grant has been awarded to a Delaware company to aid it in continuing its work in detecting a variety of biological warfare agents.
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UC San Diego to test bioattack sensing robots

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 8:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A platoon of robots will have sensors installed on them by engineers at UC San Diego to attempt to spot and predict the movement of smoke during a controlled experiment this summer that could eventually be used in aiding in the detection and evaluation of
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Brazilian CBRN technological center discusses nation's defense capabilities

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 @ 9:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lt. Colonel Paulo Malizia, head of the Brazilian Army
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Anthrax outbreak in Colombia

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 @ 9:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to Colombia Reports, a state of emergency was declared in the northwest part of the South American country of Colombia on Tuesday following an anthrax outbreak in the northwest department of La Guajira.
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Anthrax scare in Evansville, Ind.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 @ 9:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Employees at the Federal Building in Evansville, Ind., were sent home on May 24 after an envelope sent there was discovered to contain an unknown white powder.
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Patents issued for automated airborne pathogen identification

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 @ 9:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Microfluidic Systems announced on May 25 that it has received a series of patents for a system that will collect and test airborne pathogens like toxins, bacteria and viruses.
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Emergent's Shofe advocates Strategic National Stockpile

Thursday, May 27, 2010 @ 5:51pm by Nick Rees

Anthrax is heavily pursued by potential terrorists for its ease of manufacture, ease of delivery and longevity, Allen Shofe, senior vice president of public affairs at Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., said.
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Dr. C.J. Peters warns of bioterror threat

Thursday, May 27, 2010 @ 7:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to Dr. C.J. Peters, former chief of special pathogens for the Centers for Disease Control and former head of the U.S. Army
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