The Centers for Disease Control has established a Bioterrorism Program to ensure the rapid development of federal, state, and local capacity to address potential bioterrorism events.
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for Disease Control notifies clinicians of serious ongoing and emerging infectious disease threats.
Weekly Epidemiological Record. Information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including emerging or re-emerging infection
International Health Regulations. An international legal instrument that is binding on 194 countries across the globe, including all the Member States of WHO
Clinicians Biosecurity Network. Update on Personal Protective Equipment
Bioterrorism - Plague As A Biological Weapon|
Introduction: Bioterrorism is the utilization of microorganisms or toxins in order to produce a disease and/or death in human beings, animals or plants. Different from conventional weaponry, relatively economic means are used that allow the elimination ...
Ebola a Bioterrorism Risk - Iwu|
A bigger cause for worry, however, is that the virus could be used as weapon for bioterrorism. This, according to Nigerian Professor of Pharmacognosy, Maurice Iwu, is a major reason the US is taking the outbreak so serious. Speaking on Sunrise daily, ...
FBI-CDC workshop focuses on bioterrorism|
University at Buffalo Reporter
The workshop focused on how local police and government and academic public health experts would work together to address a possible act of bioterrorism, such as this inspection of mail for anthrax at an undisclosed postal facility in November 2001.
Biotech Center receives extra $1M - could help defend U.S. against bioterrorism|
Triangle Business Journal
The N.C. Biotechnology Center will see its budget increase by $1 million this year, money specifically targeted at bio-defense and ag-biotech programs. That brings the center's total budget to $13.6 million, and even though the additional funding is ...
Bioterrorism Response Drill Volunteers Needed|
The Irving Office of Emergency Management will be partnering with Dallas County Health and Human Services to conduct a Bioterrorism response drill in October. We are in need of volunteers willing to play the role of patients for the Irving Point of ...
Highland receives designation as disaster partner|
This designation also helps the hospital provide proper care for victims of some other disaster, such as a train derailment that involved chemicals, a bus accident on the interstate or an act of bioterrorism, through regular drill training. These ...
Texas seeking to become national leader in flu vaccine production|
San Antonio Business Journal
The center is being developed as a partnership between Texas A&M University in College Station and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. Once operational, the center will help protect the public against infectious disease and the threat of bioterrorism.
Bayer to spin off plastics unit as separate company; employment to remain stable|
The company's brand-name drugs gained recognition with antibiotic Cipro, known as an anthrax treatment during a bioterrorism threat in 2001. The Department of Defense acquired about 45 million Cipro pills for troops during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
Officials: US, World Ill-Prepared, Too Vulnerable to Pandemic|
Congress in 2004 passed "Project Bioshield" to finance medical countermeasures against bioterrorism, and the effort was joined in 2013 with the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act. Still, "dangerous gaps remain," Gottlieb and Troy ...
Feds spending millions on portable ventilators|
(CNSNews.com) â€“ The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday it is spending almost $14 million over three years to develop â€ślow-cost, user-friendly ventilatorsâ€ť that can be stockpiled in case of a â€śpandemic or other public health ...
Lab guards against unseen threats|
Petaluma Argus Courier
If it's not Ebola, it's the threat of bioterrorism. Since 1998, the county lab has been part of the national LRN, at the front line of defense against bioterrorism. â€śWe assist law enforcement from federal down to local in so-called 'white powder ...
UNT's Budowle describes investigation of bacterial, viral attacks|
SHSU Houstonian Online
Despite beginning his presentation with a bit of levity, Bruce Budowle, Ph.D., executive director of the Institute of Applied Genetics at the University of North Texas, discussed the grave and emerging threat of bioterrorism Monday morning. Budowle ...
Flu Scan for Sep 17, 2014|
"An affordable portable ventilator will help us meet the needs of critically ill patients during a public health emergency, whether due to a naturally occurring pandemic or an act of bioterrorism," BARDA Director Robin Robinson, PhD, said in the HHS ...
Governor, A&M Officials Dedicate Vaccine Manufacturing Plant|
The $91 million plant is a cornerstone of A&M's growing center to battle contagious diseases and bioterrorism, which could generate $41 billion in expenditures over the next 25 years and is drawing the largest federal investment in Texas since NASA ...
What's Going On With Biothreat Stock SIGA Technologies (SIGA)? EBS & PIP|
Small cap biothreat stock SIGA Technologies (SIGA) should be thriving amid threats ranging from Ebola to bioterrorism, but has instead filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy plus a look at the performance of Emergent Biosolutions Inc (EBS) and PharmAthene ...
Ebola and bio-terrorism theory|
The attitude displayed by Mr. Sebastian Omar, the Liberian Deputy Finance Minister who approved Sawyer's journey, raised the theory that it might be a bioterrorism attack from Liberia, which had been crying to attract international financial aids to ...
J. A. D. E.
eMedicine table of contents
Biological Warfare Agents|
Chemical Detection Equipment|
Chemical Warfare Agents|
Chemical Warfare Mass Casualty Management|
Cyanides, Cyanogen Chloride|
Evaluation Of A Biological Warfare Victim|
Evaluation Of A Chemical Warfare Victim|
Glanders and Melioidosis|
Incapacitating Agents, 3-quinuclidinyl Benzilate|
Incapacitating Agents, Agent 15|
Incapacitating Agents, Cannabinoids|
Incapacitating Agents, LSD|
Incendiary Agents, Magnesium and Thermite|
Incendiary Agents, Napalm|
Incendiary Agents, White Phosphorus|
Irritants: Cs, Cn, Cnc, Ca, Cr, Cnb, PS|
Lung-Damaging Agents, Chlorine|
Lung-damaging Agents, Chloropicrin|
Lung-damaging Agents, Diphosgene|
Lung-damaging Agents, Phosgene|
Lung-damaging Agents, Toxic Smokes: Nox, Hc, Rp, Fs, Fm, Sgf2, Teflon|
Nerve Agents, G-series: Tabun, Sarin, Soman|
Nerve Agents, V-series: Ve, Vg, Vm, Vx|
Personal Protective Equipment|
Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B|
Urticants, Phosgene Oxime|
Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis|
Vesicants, Mustard: Hd, Hn1-3, H|
Vesicants, Organic Arsenicals: L, ED, MD, PD, HL|
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers|
Vomiting Agents: Dm, Da, Dc|
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Alternative approaches for medical countermeasures to biological and chemical terrorism and warfare.
Am J Disaster Med
Gleaning data from disaster: a hospital-based data mining method to study all-hazard triage after a chemical disaster.
Behav Sci Law
Managing facility risk: external threats and health care organizations.
Genetic diversity of Bacillus anthracis in Europe: genotyping methods in forensic and epidemiologic investigations.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Disaster medicine and public health preparedness of health professions students: a multidisciplinary assessment of knowledge, confidence, and attitudes.
[Safe from biothreats? Legislation protects you and society].
Expert Rev Vaccines
Anthrax vaccines: present status and future prospects.
Preclinical development of a bridging therapy for radiation casualties: appropriate for high risk personnel.
J Healthc Prot Manage
Hospitals and terrorism: the realities; the future; mitigating risks.
The insider threat--a new aspect of biosecurity.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
The Fort Hood Massacre: Lessons learned from a high profile mass casualty.
[The influence of the pre-hospital application of non-invasive measurements of carboxyhemoglobin in the practice of emergency medical services in multiple and mass casualty incidents (MCI)--a case report].
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med
Combining performance and outcome indicators can be used in a standardized way: a pilot study of two multidisciplinary, full-scale major aircraft exercises.
Sci China Life Sci
Application of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of radiation-induced Gastrointestinal syndrome.
Development of biosensors for the detection of biological warfare agents: its issues and challenges.
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