Florida man arrested over anthrax hoax

Friday, Apr 22, 2011 @ 8:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Florida man was arrested on Thursday after he delivered a sealed envelope containing what is suspected to be a hazardous biological or chemical agent to the judge presiding over his traffic case.
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OPCW completes 2,000 inspections

Friday, Apr 22, 2011 @ 8:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced on Thursday that hey have now completed 2,000 inspections of declared chemical facilities.
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Biodetection Technologies Conference set for June 24

Friday, Apr 22, 2011 @ 10:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 18th Biodetection Technologies Conference will be held on June 24 in Washington, D.C.
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Leaked cable warns of Iranian chemical weapons plant

Friday, Apr 22, 2011 @ 10:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

According to a U.S. cable sent by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton that was recently released by WikiLeaks, Iran has a secret chemical weapons plant near the city of Qom, Iran.
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Two Russian clinic workers contract anthrax

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 @ 3:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two female personnel members of a city clinic in Armavir, which is located in the Krasnodar region of Russia, have been hospitalized in an infectious disease clinic after becoming infected with anthrax.
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FDA warns of lack of medical countermeasures

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 @ 3:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Food and Drug Administration has created a five year plan that reiterates current programs showing opportunities for growth.
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Ohio county simulates anthrax attack

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 @ 5:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Health officials in Franklin County, Ohio, helped organize a large drill on Thursday simulating a mock anthrax attack.
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Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., to renovate East Baltimore facility

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 @ 5:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., has announced that it will undergo a $16.1 million renovation project at its East Baltimore biotechnology manufacturing facility.
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SUTIMCo signs agreement for biodetector

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011 @ 8:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

SUTIMCo, a subsidiary of AquaStar Holdings, Inc., has signed a venture acceleration agreement valued at $2,790,000 with Capwave Sensor, Inc., to assist in the development and commercialization of an antibody-based testing system.
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Seventh Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention set for Geneva

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011 @ 8:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Seventh Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention, which prohibits the use, development, production and stockpiling of biological and toxic weapons, will take place in December in Geneva.
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Al-Qaeda plot to use bioweapons against Western countries revealed

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011 @ 9:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interrogators at Guantanamo Bay unearthed al-Qaeda plots to attack Western countries using chemical, biological or nuclear weapons, according to top-secret documents published on the WikiLeaks site.
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Thailand denies use of chemical weapons

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011 @ 9:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thailand has denied allegations made my Cambodia that it used chemical weapons in a recent two day battle over a border territory dispute.
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Sebelius calls for retention of smallpox samples

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In a New York Times editorial on Monday, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius discussed the need to keep samples of the deadly smallpox virus on hand in the United States.
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Second arrest made in Florida anthrax hoax

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 @ 4:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Detectives from the Charlotte County Sheriff
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Father-son team planned bioattacks on U.S., Wikileaks reveals

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 @ 4:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Documents recently released by WikiLeaks have revealed that a Guantanamo detainee conspired to plot several bioterrorist attacks on U.S. soil in 2001.
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IQ Therapeutics completes phase 1 clinical trial of anthrax antibody

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

IQ Therapeutics has successfully completed the dosing of IQNLF, a fully human antibody against inhalation anthrax, in a phase 1 clinical trial.
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Experts gather to fight bioterror attacks on food chain

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011 @ 4:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

With a significant portion of America
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Baltic Sea bed littered with chemical munitions, report reveals

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011 @ 4:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

There are approximately 300,000 tons of chemical weapons, dangerous relics from WWII, currently resting on the bottom of the Baltic Sea, recent reports have revealed.
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Caliber Biotherapeutics opens world's lagest plant-based vaccine production plant

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011 @ 4:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Caliber Biotherapeutics has announced the opening of the world
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Researchers determine the most effective means of collecting bioterror evidence

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011 @ 4:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology have completed a study on the best methods of collecting bioterror evidence after an attack or biohazard event.
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