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
Three day metro-wide disaster drill will simulate bioterrorism attack|
As preparedness drills go, the 3-day PACE (Portland Area Capabilities Exercise) Setter bioterrorism exercise that starts Tuesday is big. The exercise--which simulates a terrorist attack involving a biological weapon--will unfold across 50 different ...
Specific Technologies Detects and Identifies Potential Bioterrorism Pathogenic ...|
PR Newswire (press release)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Specific Technologies, today announced the publication of results of the first study demonstrating detection of pathogenic bacteria, including potential bioterrorism agents such as Yersinia ...
County's bioterrorism attack response to be tested|
The exercise is part of the Washington State Annual Bioterrorism Exercise taking place May 21-23. The exercise is designed to test readiness among public agencies and community organizations should terrorists unleash a biological agent, such as anthrax ...
How would a Portland area bioterrorism attack affect Tillamook County|
North Coast & Cannon Beach Citizen
Tillamook, OR â€“ PACE Setter, the Portland Area Capabilities Exercise will run May 21-23, 2013 and will involve people from more than 65 jurisdictions who will react and respond to a simulated bioterrorism attack. With role play in more than 50 venues ...
PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP): A Small Cap Anecdote for Bioterrorism or Chemical ...|
The recent incident where ricin-tainted letters was sent to government officials is a reminder of the threat of bioterrorism or chemical warfare threats, something small cap PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) is focused on. By John Udovich. Apr 24, 2013 10:17:26 ...
Iowa authorities practice decontamination drill in case of bioterrorism ...|
DES MOINES, Iowa â€” Authorities in central Iowa are practicing decontamination procedures in case of a bioterrorism threat or industrial contamination event. The Polk County Health Department and other local agencies, including a county emergency ...
S. Korean military conducts bioterrorism exercise in Seoul|
And that's exactly what they did on Wednesday afternoon in a large-scale bioterrorism exercise meant to counter chemical threats. "This exercise is intended to better prepare for enemy threats in the capital area, while enhancing government and ...
FBI stays tight-lipped about investigation into Spokane ricin letters|
Ricin has been called the poor man's bioterrorism because the seeds are easy to obtain and the extraction process is relatively simple. Ricin is much more toxic than cyanide, and is made from the waste meal left after processing castor beans for castor ...
Tonight: RML Community Liaison Group to host meeting in Hamilton - Missoulian|
The group began meeting in 2002 after local citizens questioned the safety and security of the federal government's facilities in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the revelation that bioterrorism weapons could be used. Reach reporter ...
Cummings graduates 108|
A third role is research, including, for example, developing treatments for bioterrorism agents. On an externship at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo., last spring, Lt. McCook provided preventive medical care for the horses used in mounted color ...
Four insights to your health from LA's public MD|
Los Angeles Times
His is a panoply of responsibilities that don't pop immediately to mind with the word â€śhealth,â€ť from bioterrorism to rules for restaurants that welcome dogs to the perils of sliced fruit sold from unsanitary vending carts. The department even has its ...
Arizona Scientists Pinpoint Birthplace of Plague|
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Northern Arizona University biologists have pinpointed the source of one of the deadliest plagues of all time. The discovery not only solves some ancient mysteries about the first pandemic, but could also provide answers in the event of a bioterrorism ...
Success was highlight of Alachua Chamber of Commerce - Alachua County Today|
Alachua County Today
... Alachua-based Nanotherapeutics, which recently won a U.S. Department of Defense contract in an amount up to $360 million to develop medical countermeasures, including the development and manufacture of drugs and vaccines to combat bioterrorism.
DISASTER DRILL: Training Event At Post Office|
The drill was held to allow first responders to practice what to do in the event of a bioterrorism attack or industrial contamination event. Officials sounded the alarm and the first order of business was to get the employees contained. Then all ...
Should Exposing Someone To HIV Be a Crime?|
The Root (blog)
(8) Although HIV/AIDS currently is viewed as a treatable, chronic, medical condition, people living with HIV have been charged under aggravated assault, attempted murder, and even bioterrorism statutes because prosecutors, courts, and legislators ...
Novartis taps synthetic biology to speed vax development|
And the threats of pandemic flu and bioterrorism have acted as an extra innovation driver. This is apparent looking at the agenda for the mammalian synthetic biology workshop held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last weekend. Among ...
In Dan Brown's 'Inferno,' numeric riddles and controversial science mix|
Will Dan Brown's latest page-turner actually get people thinking about the real and serious issues surrounding emerging diseases and the potential for bioterrorism, genetic manipulation, human enhancement and bioethics? That sounds like a cliffhanger ...
Senate approves $202 million in biolab bonds|
TOPEKA â€” The Senate on Tuesday approved borrowing authority to nearly triple the state's investment in a national laboratory to fight bioterrorism. On a voice vote, the Senate approved a bill to authorize $202 million in bonds for Kansas' share of the ...
PRESSURE BIOSCIENCES, INC. : Breakthrough Method for Lipid Analysis in ...|
4-traders (press release)
... sale of PCT-enhanced sample preparation systems (instruments and consumables) for mass spectrometry, biomarker discovery, bio-therapeutics characterization, vaccine development, soil and plant biology, forensics, histology, and counter-bioterrorism ...
Mistaken Identity of Brucella Infection|
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Brucella is a potential agent of bioterrorism and also a significant pathogen causing laboratory-acquired infections (2, 3). However, misidentification of Brucella species by some commercial bacterial identification systems has been previously reported ...
Special Natural Science Seminar May 17th at 3PM|
Central Washington University
While working with the Center for Biosecurity, she led efforts to develop policies aimed at reducing the risk and impact of bioterrorism while simultaneously reducing the morbidity, mortality, and costs associated with emerging public health diseases.
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|
Newsletter from Washington DC
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Adv Physiol Educ
United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine: Warfighter research focusing on the past 25 years.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med
Am J Trop Med Hyg
Clinical definitions of melioidosis.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol
Progress on plague vaccine development.
Managing biosecurity threats in China.
Eur J Emerg Med
Data collection in a live mass casualty incident simulation: automated RFID technology versus manually recorded system.
Int J Radiat Biol
Radiation injury treatment network (RITN): healthcare professionals preparing for a mass casualty radiological or nuclear incident.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg
Partnered disaster preparedness: lessons learned from international events.
J Am Chem Soc
Instant visual detection of trinitrotoluene particulates on various surfaces by ratiometric fluorescence of dual-emission quantum dots hybrid.
J Clin Ethics
Should palliative care be a necessity or a luxury during an overwhelming health catastrophe?
J Healthc Prot Manage
Active threat: the hidden terror within the community.
J Pediatr Health Care
Willingness to respond in a disaster: a pediatric nurse practitioner national survey.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
Can a pediatric trauma center improve the response to a mass casualty incident?
Med Ref Serv Q
Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM).
Med Tr Prom Ekol
[Regulations for decontamination of surfaces polluted as a result of chemical accidents (concept approaches)].
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