Ohio Air National Guard seeks CBRN program specialist

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 @ 9:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Ohio Air National Guard is seeking a CBRN program specialist.
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Defense Health Agency requests infectious disease research program applications for 2017

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 @ 9:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The DHA RDA opened the application period for the JPC-2/MIDRP for 2017 this week.
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Researchers find trigger method for immune response against viruses

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 @ 10:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers have discovered a method that triggers the body’s innate immunity response.
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CBRNE commander speaks at defense association event

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 @ 10:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Commander of the 20th CBRNE Task Force Brig. Gen. William King IV recently spoke at an NDIA event.
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FEMA announces open telecommunication, technological hazards positions

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 @ 10:18am by BioPrepWatch Reports

FEMA announced open positions in Honolulu and Chicago this week.
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DHS issues contract to Texas A&M

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

DHS announced the awarding of a contract to Texas A&M's AgriLife Research division this week.
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Cholera outbreak in Kenya hits Dadaab Refugee Camp

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

DWB reported this week that cholera has spread to the Dadaab Refugee Camp, affecting approximately 541 people.
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Nanopore sequencing could aid outbreak efforts in remote areas

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team of researchers recently detailed the sequencing capabilities of the nanopore sequencer as a tool for remote areas affected by an outbreak.
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Air Force agrees to contract extension with PSI

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Air Force has issued a justification and approval document regarding a contract extension with PSI.
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Link found between flaviviruses, peroxisome development

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry have discovered a link between flaviviruses and peroxisome production.
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Ebola-related hiatus concludes for Ivorian refugee repatriation efforts

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced this week that the repatriation of Ivorian refugees in Liberia has been restarted.
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WHO details recent avian influenza cases in China

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China recently notified the WHO of two avian influenza cases.
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Ebola screening no longer required for incoming passengers from Sierra Leone

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Entry screening for the Ebola virus will end at U.S. airports for travelers from Sierra Leone.
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ACAPS completes Ebola Project, releases reports

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Ebola Project from ACAPS is ending this month.
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Sanofi Pasteur dengue vaccine approved for Philippines

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Sanofi Pasteur vaccine for the dengue virus has been approved for use in the Philippines.
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Travel restrictions discussed at Ebola emergency committee's eighth meeting

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The WHO issued a statement this week following the eighth meeting of the emergency committee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Sierra Leone officially establishes Ebola recovery fund

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Sierra Leone Ebola Recovery Fund has been formally established, according to government and UN officials.
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TSA seeks explosives specialist in Oakland

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 5:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The TSA is seeking a security specialist in explosives at Oakland International Airport.
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Emergent introduces spin-off's board of directors

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 5:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent Biosolutions has announced the selection of its spin-off company’s board of directors.
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Military Infectious Diseases Research Program calls for award applications

Saturday, Dec 26, 2015 @ 2:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The JPC-2/MIDA is accepting applications for potential contract awards for the development of testing and detection devices.
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