Sen. Lugar to lead arms control experts to Africa

Monday, Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Senator Dick Lugar will lead a host of Pentagon arms control experts to secure biowarfare threats and destroy lethal arms in Africa next week.
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Rochester, N.Y., woman dealing with effects of mystery white powder

Monday, Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Rochester, New York, woman who came in contact with a mysterious white powder that had been sealed in with a dress she had ordered online claims to still be suffering from health problems.
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N.H. Air National Guard practices anthrax vaccination simulation

Monday, Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nearly 1,000 members of the New Hampshire Air National Guard received flu shots to help prepare for a large a scale outbreak during a four hour simulated drill on November 6.
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Obama administration taking steps to increase bioterror vaccine creation

Monday, Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Obama administration is taking steps to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to innovate as it instead backs off the development of vitally needed antibiotics.
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Indian authorities test air for bioweapons as part of Obama's visit

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Indian authorities examined the atmosphere outside the Parliament house in New Delhi, India, for signs of a possible biological or chemical terrorist attack during President Barack Obama
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EU member states urged to prepare for biological, chemical attacks

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 @ 2:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

As a result of a rise in terrorist attacks, European Union member states were recently urged to include chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons attacks in their emergency response planning.
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White House detected bioweapons in 2002

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 @ 2:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In 2002, a White House alarm that detects airborne biological weapons went off, creating fears that there was a silent terrorist attack in the building, former president George W. Bush writes in his new book,
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U.S.-Mexico border tunnels could transport bioweapons

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 @ 8:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies are on alert in the southwest U.S. after the discovery of a massive and sophisticated tunneling operation across the Mexican border.
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Advanced Life Sciences submits proposal for IV Restanza formulation

Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010 @ 4:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. has submitted a full proposal to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop an intravenous formulation of Restanza to counteract bacterial pneumonia, plague, anthrax and tularemia.
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Sen. Lugar details risks posed by bioweapons

Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010 @ 4:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senator Richard Lugar (R
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Drug dealer arrested for anthrax-tainted heroin

Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010 @ 4:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A drug dealer in Dumfries, Scotland, was recently sentenced to prison for four years for unknowingly selling a woman heroin infected with anthrax.
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White powder scare in New York

Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 @ 2:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A white powder sent to the corporate office of the firm that operates and owns New York Sports Clubs in Greenburgh, New York, was not a biological weapon, according to police.
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Sen. Lugar visits Ugandan labs as part of bioterror security trip

Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 @ 2:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A delegation of Pentagon officials led by Senator Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) visited several Uganda laboratories as part of a three-country tour to assess the next generation of American bioterror security concerns.
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Northrop Grumman given contract to develop biothreat detection system

Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 @ 2:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. government recently awarded a contract to the Northrop Grumman Corporation to develop a system capable of rapidly determining whether or not a person has been exposed to a biological threat.
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Anthrax scare at Florida police station

Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 @ 2:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The police department in Clermont, Florida, was evacuated at 2 p.m. on November 9 after a man carrying an envelope of white powder entered the building.
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Man sentenced to four years for anthrax tainted heroin

Friday, Nov 12, 2010 @ 4:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Darren Scott, a 24-year-old drug-dealer in Dumfries, Scotland, was sentenced to four years in prison this week for unknowingly selling heroin tainted with anthrax to a woman.
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Contract awarded to destroy World War I chemical munitions

Friday, Nov 12, 2010 @ 4:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The French Ministry of the Interior has awarded the Atlanta-based Integrated Environmental Services a contract to design and build equipment that will destroy chemical munitions used during World War I.
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Bush bio says he was told of Iraqi bioweapons by Egyptian president

Friday, Nov 12, 2010 @ 4:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Former U.S. President George Bush recently announced that he had been told of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, including biological weapons, by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
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Concerns raised about potential North Korean bioattack

Friday, Nov 12, 2010 @ 4:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

British diplomats have recently announced some concern that North Korea may strike South Korea with biological weapons during the G20 summit in order to create an attention grabbing event.
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French mosque receives anthrax hoax letter

Monday, Nov 15, 2010 @ 9:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

French officials announced recently that a mosque in Strasbourg received an envelope containing a white powder and a threatening note aimed at Muslims.
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