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
Progress towards Ebola vaccine would have been faster had bioterrorism ...|
But they weren't started because of the problem in Africa, they were started because of a worry from wealthy countries about bioterrorism: that's where the money came from and that's where it went â€¦ The west's interest in and fear of biological ...
Weaponized Ebola: Is it really a bioterror threat?|
Dallas Morning News
Put simply, a large amount of Ebola in the hands of a rogue group would more likely end up killing the plotters than making it to the endgame of a bioterrorism mission. To be successful, â€œit would take a state-type [agent]" with more extensive ...
Colorado State researchers study bioterrorism threat|
Rocky Mountain Collegian
Colorado State University researchers are leading studies to find the cure to a potential biothreat bacteria which can cause dangerous infections in patients. In May, signs of growth were detected in bacteria samples that were supposed to be inactive.
Irving Office of Emergency Management to conduct bioterrorism response drill|
Dallas Morning News (blog)
The Irving Office of Emergency Management will be partnering with Dallas County Health and Human Services to conduct a Bioterrorism response drill on Oct. 11. The city needs of volunteers willing to play the role of patients for the Irving Point of ...
How To Make The 'Ebola Bomb': Why You Should Stop Worrying About ...|
Although Ebola infection of animals through aerosol particles can be effective, it has not successfully been transferred with this method to humans (Manoj Karwa, Brian Currie and Vladimir Kvetan, â€œBioterrorism: Preparing for the impossible or the ...
Bioterrorism threat to South Asia|
The threat of nuclear weapons theft and bioterrorism in South Asia once again came under discussion in the international press on how terrorist organisations in both Pakistan and India are trying to retrieve biotechnology and nuclear weapons, and use ...
High Tech Hospital Unit Tailored for Ebola Victims|
A high-tech hospital unit designed to care for bioterrorism victims â€” but mostly unused since its opening in 2005 â€” is now on the front line of America's response to Ebola, The New York Times reports. The Nebraska Biocontainment Patient Care Unit is ...
Five possible targets for Ebola funds|
â€œIf you put some resources into the public health system, it's going to help you in whatever the next emergency might be whether it's a hurricane coming through or an act of bioterrorism or another pandemic flu, or food-borne illness. You have to be ...
Drug That Lost High-Stakes Political Fight For Funding Now Being Used Against ...|
Henderson was recruited in 2001 to advise the Department of Health and Human Services on bioterrorism and public health preparedness. He is now is a professor of public health and medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers' Center for ...
ISIS Could Turn Ebola Into Bioweapon, Security Expert Warns|
But Nicholas G. Evans, a bioethicist at the University of Pennsylvania who specializes in biosecurity, bioterrorism, and the ethics of pandemic disease, writes in a column for Slate on Friday that the Ebola virus is not a "viable bioweapon candidate ...
Genentech writes check for more checkpoints with potential $1B+ Newlink pact|
... Ames, which focuses on the research, development and commercialization of vaccines to control emerging infectious diseases and to provide rapid prophylactic and therapeutic treatment for pathogens that may emerge through pandemics or bioterrorism.
Ebola Crisis in Spain Demonstrates the Need for Professional Crisis Management|
... there are thousands of potential biological emergency situations to which emergency service personnel must respond, incidents in hospitals, incidents in pharmaceutical product factories, and other similar activities, and of course, possible ...
Identifying infections rapidly: an interview with Dr. David J. Ecker|
... Ionization Mass Spectrometry (PCR/ESI-MS) under the stringent requirements of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as a result of their heightened interest in rapidly identifying bioterrorism threats, such as MERS, Ebola or SARS.
Dallas-based Socrates Health Names Former HHS Secretary to Its Board|
D Healthcare Daily
During his time at the HHS under President George W. Bush, Thompson's worked on initiatives relating to bioterrorism preparedness and helped achieve funding increases for the National Institutes of Health, among other things. Scott Smith, CEO of ...
How to Make the 'Ebola Bomb' and Why You Should Stop Worrying about ...|
There is a risk that bioterrorism could cause dissenting views among followers, and that public approval and opinion may channel the way a group operates. After all, terrorists are political communicators, wanting to bring attention to their grievances ...
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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Altern Lab Anim
A critical review of anaesthetised animal models and alternatives for military research, testing and training, with a focus on blast damage, haemorrhage and resuscitation.
Am J Disaster Med
Gleaning data from disaster: a hospital-based data mining method to study all-hazard triage after a chemical disaster.
Am J Trop Med Hyg
Clinical definitions of melioidosis.
Harmonization of European laboratory response networks by implementing CWA 15793: use of a gap analysis and an "insider" exercise as tools.
Simulation-assisted burn disaster planning.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Rapid disaster victim identification in mass fatality incidents: decision-support tool to facilitate human remains identification.
Responding to biological incidents--what are the current issues in remediation of the contaminated environment?
Comparison of six commercial DNA extraction kits for detection of Brucella neotomae in Mexican and Central American-style cheese and other milk products.
Int J Environ Res Public Health
Managing terrorism or accidental nuclear errors, preparing for iodine-131 emergencies: a comprehensive review.
Isr Med Assoc J
Health services utilization under Qassam rocket attacks.
J Egypt Soc Parasitol
Anthrax threat: a review of clinical and diagnostic measures.
J Korean Med Sci
Scientific framework for research on disaster and mass casualty incident in Korea: building consensus using Delphi method.
J Med Toxicol
Medical mitigation model: quantifying the benefits of the public health response to a chemical terrorism attack.
J Surg Res
Delayed family reunification of pediatric disaster survivors increases mortality and inpatient hospital costs: a simulation study.
South Med J
High-level specification of a proposed information architecture for support of a bioterrorism early-warning system.
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