Syrian WMD problem could require 75,000 troops

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 @ 10:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A military strike to secure or destroy Syria's weapons of mass destruction could require airstrikes, special operations teams and as many as 75,000 ground troops, according to an international affairs and strategy analyst.
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Syria moves chemical weapons for safety reasons

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leon Panetta
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FDA to discuss license for anthrax treatment

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to hold a public advisory committee meeting to discuss the licensing of a medical countermeasure for the treatment of inhalation anthrax.
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Deutsche Bank employees evacuated after white powder scare

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 @ 12:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The employees of a Deutsche Bank office in the town of Schkeuditz, Germany, were recently evacuated after a letter containing a white powder was discovered at their building.
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Baird criticizes UN inaction in Syria

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 @ 10:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Baird
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NATO adopts new biological surveillance system

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

NATO plans to use the Deployment Health Surveillance Capability as an early warning biological surveillance system that could be added to its armed forces for the detection of biological weapons.
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Ban Ki-moon highlights threat of chemical weapons

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki Moon
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Researchers raise UXO concerns about Gulf of Mexico

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers recently warned that unexploded World War II-era ordnance, including chemical weapons, dumped into the Gulf of Mexico poses a threat to oil drilling operations.
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MP-TMT continues one of two Ebola MCM developments

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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UN, NATO, Iran warn Syria over chemical weapon use

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki Moon
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Iran seeks punishment for those who aided Iraq's chemical weapons program

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 @ 11:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ali Akbar Salehi
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DTRA to fund next generation sequencing project

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 @ 11:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently issued a request for information to find organizations capable of amplifying, sequencing and assembling sequence data for biothreat agents.
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TSI releases accessory for CBRN respirators

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 @ 10:17am by BioPrepWatch Reports

TSI, Inc., a company that designs and produces quantitative fit testing technology and biohazard detection equipment, announced the release of the Mask Integrity Test Accessory 8120 this week.
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iBio announces anthrax vaccine patent

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 @ 10:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

iBio, Inc., a developer of biologics-related technology, announced the issuance on Wednesday of a U.S. patent that covers compositions of matter and methods of formulating and producing vaccines for anthrax.
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Russia's Federal Security Service head says terrorists after WMD

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Bortnikov
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North Dakota confirms anthrax in beef cow

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Dakota's state veterinarian recently announced that a beef cow in the state has been confirmed to have contacted anthrax.
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BARDA exercises contract option for Emergent BioSolutions' anthrax vaccine

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 @ 10:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Adam Havey
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U.S. government makes changes to select agent and toxins list

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 @ 10:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. federal government released plans this week for changes to the way that pathogens are designated on the Select Agent and Toxins List.
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MEU trains for CBRN attack

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 @ 11:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Marines and sailors at sea in the Western Pacific recently trained to prepare for an attack utilizing chemical, biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.
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MRIGlobal wins DOD contract to test capital region for CBRN agents

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 @ 11:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The non-profit research organization MRIGlobal recently announced that it was awarded a $17.9 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide sampling and analysis support for biological threat agent detection.
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