Research shows psychological impact of anthrax attack on Seattle

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new study recently assessed the potential consequences of a major anthrax attack directed at Seattle, Washington, in order to gain a better insight into how residents would react in such a situation.
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Expert: Government must implement effective dual-use research policy

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 @ 12:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-Wis.), in an editorial for the Washington Times, said that the federal government must implement its new policy on dual-use research effectively to improve the country's biological security.
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Senate committee calls for more oversight on risky biological research

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 @ 12:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senators raised concerns about oversight issues on government funded biological research at a Thursday hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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Congress hears testimony on dual use research

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 @ 1:59pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

At a Thursday Senate hearing on biological security, government experts and members of Congress discussed the threat of dual use research to homeland security.
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Milwaukee man in custody for mailing suspicious envelope

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 @ 10:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A man has been taken into custody after he filmed himself mailing a suspicious package on Milwaukee's lower east side and notified multiple media outlets on Saturday.
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Senate hearing addresses dual-use bioterrorism research

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A U.S. Senate committee recently questioned federal officials whose agencies deal with dual-use research about procedures they use to spot potential bioterror threats.
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New FMD vaccine developed in U.S.

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A vaccine for the potential bioweapon foot-and-mouth disease was recently developed in the United States and is expected to be licensed for use in the next few months.
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Emergent BioSolutions' Fuad El-Hibri named Tech Council of Maryland's executive of year

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 @ 12:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fuad El-Hibri, the executive chairman of Maryland-based Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., has been named the Executive of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland, the state's largest association for life science and technology.
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