BWC experts meet in Geneva

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 2012 Biological Weapons Convention Meeting of Experts began on Monday in Geneva and will run through Friday at the United Nations office.
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Australia launches $57 million upgrade of biosecurity facility

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, a biosecurity facility in Australia, launched a $57 million high-tech upgrade on Monday that will allow researchers to focus on two disease emergencies at a time.
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Nordic announces expanded use of Imunavune authorized

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bavarian Nordic recently announced that the U.S. government has expanded the population eligible to receive Imvamune, its attenuated smallpox vaccine, in case of an emergency.
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NRC releases assessment of NBAF options

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 @ 11:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Terry McElwain
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Jordan preparing for chemical attack from Syria

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 @ 9:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nasser Judeh
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Alabama National Guard participates in bioterror exercise

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 @ 10:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Alabama National Guard will take part in the largest domestic convoy in its history on August 5 and August 6 as part of a bioterrorism field training exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.
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USDA to keep produce testing program until the end of 2012

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 @ 11:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently decided to keep its produce testing program in operation until at least the end of the year.
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Syrian defector warns of chemical weapons

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 @ 11:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al Assad
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Australian Secret Intelligence Service warns of CBRN threat

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 @ 8:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Australian Secret Intelligence Service warned against the multifaceted dangers of the 21st century in a landmark speech this week, comparing the threats to those posed by the Cold War.
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Panetta says situation in Syria "rapidly spinning out of control"

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 @ 9:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leon Panetta
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OPCW reacts to recent Syria reports

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons expressed concern this week about the potential existence of chemical weapons in Syria.
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Tea could counteract bioterror toxin

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 @ 10:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Les Baillie
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Sarepta announces progress on Marburg treatment

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 @ 10:14am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chris Garabedian
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Cuba working on BTWC implemantation

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 @ 10:53am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Cuban representative spoke on the country's successful implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention during a meeting in Geneva.
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Marines and army conduct joint CBRN exercise

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 @ 11:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense units from the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Army recently participated in Exercise Joint Force Denial, held in Beaufort, North Carolina.
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Ohio fire chief sparks powder scare

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 @ 11:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The hazardous materials team in Mahoning County, Ohio, was recently called to investigate two biological threats at two local fire departments.
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CIA searching for Syrian biological and chemical weapons

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 @ 10:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ehud Barak
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Study: India not prepared for CBR attack

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 @ 10:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

While India is at risk for chemical, biological and radiological attack, the government may not be prepared enough to counter terrorism on a priority basis, according to a recent study.
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Congress requests BioWatch documents

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 @ 11:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fred Upton
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Four California police stations receive white powder envelopes

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 @ 11:34am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Four police departments in Alameda County, California, were recently sent envelopes containing white powder, prompting the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to begin an investigation.
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