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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
Southern California to conduct bioterrorism drill Monday
San Bernardino County Sun
Eleven Southern California counties and 13 public health agencies will take part in the state's largest bioterrorism drill starting Monday and continuing through the week, officials say. The event, called the Southern California Regional Exercise for ...

What it's like at the largest mock bioterrorism drill in California's history
San Bernardino County Sun
San Bernardino County public health employees unload 17 pallets of simulated medicines in a mock bioterrorism drill on Wednesday. Eleven Southern California counties and 13 public health agencies will take part in the state's largest bioterrorism drill ...

5-day California bioterrorism emergency drill continues despite Paris attacks
LA Daily News
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County public safety agencies will continue participating today in a statewide, five-day emergency drill simulating the response to a bioterror attack. The “Statewide Health & Medical Response” exercise was scheduled prior to ...

Martin County safety workers participate in bioterrorism exercise | Video
MARTIN COUNTY — A bioterrorism exercise is planned for Tuesday and Wednesday at Witham Field in Stuart and local hospitals, said county spokeswoman Gabriella Ferraro. Officials from the county, Sheriff's Office, Fire Rescue, city of Stuart, Stuart ...

UCLA researchers use drug delivery to improve treatment of bioterrorism agent
Researchers at UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute have developed a nanoparticle delivery system that improves an antibiotic's ability to combat the bacteria Francisella tularensis, which the feds have classified as a potential bioterrorism agent.

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Police Intervention in Schools; Preparing for Bioterrorism/Biological Threats; Significant Investment is Needed to Improve Nation's Roadways; Discovery of the Wreckage From El Faro Cargo Ship That Sank During Hurricane Joaquin. MEDIA JOBS. Entertain ...

Research and Markets: 2015 Infectious Disease Testing: A Rapidly Growing and ...
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Among the main driving forces is continuing spread of AIDS, which remains the world's major health threat and a key factor contributing to the rise of opportunistic infections; threat of bioterrorism; advances in molecular diagnostic technologies; and ...

FSMA Final Foreign Verification Rule Includes Food-Contact Materials
The National Law Review
However, the HARPC regulation applies to food facilities that must register pursuant to the Bioterrorism Act, not food itself. Facilities that only manufacture food-contact substances are not required to register under the Bioterrorism Act. The FSVP ...

Bioterrorism research at Tulane primate center in Covington still on hold ...
The New Orleans Advocate
Almost seven months after authorities announced that a deadly bacterium had escaped a secure lab at the Tulane National Primate Center in Covington and infected two monkeys, a federal suspension of the center's bioterrorism research remains in place, ...

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