Researchers identify protein that could block bioterror pathogens

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Umatilla shuts down last chemical weapons incineration furnace

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 @ 11:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Umatilla Chemical Depot's incineration plant recently shut down the last furnace it used to destroy chemical agent and munitions.
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Israeli defense minister makes unplanned visit to United States

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 @ 11:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ehud Barak
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FSA requests U.S. training support

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 8:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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California county to buy $368,570 armored truck for WMD strike team

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 8:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new anti-terrorist strike team out of Marin County, California, secured $368,570 on Tuesday to buy an armored vehicle that will transport sheriff's deputies in case of a chemical, biological, explosive or nuclear incident.
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Avon Protection to exhibit emergency hood at international conference

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 9:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Avon Protection recently announced that it plans to exhibit the world's smallest NIOSH-certified chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear air purifying escape respirator, the NH-15, at the 2013 International Defense Exhibition and Conference.
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Multinational Cobra Gold 2013 exercise begins

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 9:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cobra Gold 2013, the annual Asian multinational joint training session, recently kicked off in Thailand.
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Pentagon recommends delay for $46 billion in budget cuts

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 10:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Military and civil leaders with the Pentagon issued warnings on Tuesday that $46 billion in budget cuts due to go into effect in two weeks could corrode the nation's ability to go to war.
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Indonesia passes bill to fund anti-terrorism

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Priyo Budi Santoso
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Pressure BioSciences announces new board member

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pressure BioSciences, Inc., recently announced that Dr. Mickey Urdea will fill the vacancy on its board of directors.
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Concern growing over U.S. BSL-4 capacity

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite a federally-mandated attempt to increase the amount of biosafety level-4 laboratory space in the United States beginning in 2001, only a portion of the planning has been carried through.
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Trust for America's Health announces briefing for "Ready or Not" report

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:03am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Trust for America's Health, a non-profit organization with the goal of making disease prevention a national priority, recently announced that it would hold a briefing for the "Ready or Not" report on February 28.
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House Appropriations Committee Democrats report on spending cuts

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee released a report last week that shows the impact of budget cuts made in discretionary spending in the past few years, including cuts related to public health preparedness.
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NIAID holds closed meeting to discuss radiation injury grants

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recently announced that it will hold a closed meeting to discuss grants for projects concerning the development of medical countermeasures for radiation injuries.
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Obama CIA nominee testifies before Congress

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Brennan
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NIAID announces funding opportunity for MCM research and development

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 10:04am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recently announced a funding opportunity focused on the generation, validation and advancement of medical countermeasures to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.
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Pharmaco-Kinesis wins industry award for biosensors

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 10:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan recently awarded Pharmaco-Kinesis Corporation its 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for the company's biosensor.
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Burr issues Senate version of PAHPA reauthorization

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 10:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Richard Burr
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FDA seeks collaborator on oral anthrax vaccine project

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 @ 10:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Chemical attack simulation conducted in United Kingdom

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 @ 8:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chemical experts and decontamination teams conducted a chemical attack simulation in Redhill, Surrey, United Kingdom, on Monday night at the Belfry Shopping Center.
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