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
Detrick lab addresses flaws in FBI's Amerithrax investigation|
Frederick News Post (subscription)
A Fort Detrick lab is guiding an overhaul of the FBI's bioforensics methods after a federal watchdog found flaws in the investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks. During its investigation of the attacks, the FBI lacked a framework that would ...
Perry touts sale of state-backed biotech company|
The Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing is among three national biodefense centers established with the goal of helping the country quickly develop vaccines and strategies for responding to bioterrorism. Fujifilm ...
Group's reaction to water plan mixed|
Charleston Daily Mail
She said the water company cited the Bioterrorism Act of 2002 as its rationale for not releasing its emergency plan. Kunkel said the Public Service Commission, which is actively performing an investigation of the chemical leak, ordered the company to ...
Neutralize Bioterrorism With Tiny Motors|
(Inside Science) -- Researchers around the world are studying how to destroy chemical and biological warfare agents without anyone getting hurt. A research group at the University of California, San Diego has demonstrated the ability to destroy ...
Biohacking and the problem of bioterrorism|
You don't get very far discussing synthetic biology and biohacking before someone asks about bioterrorism. So, let's meet the monster head-on. I won't downplay the possibility of a bioterror attack. It's already happened. The Anthrax-contaminated ...
The DHS's vital role in confronting the threat of pandemics and bioterrorism|
Charles (Chuck) Brooks serves as Vice President and Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. Previously, he served in government at the Department of Homeland Security as the first Director of Legislative Affairs for the Science & Technology Directorate.
Emergent lands antibiotics line to fight bioterror|
Washington Business Journal
Rockville-based Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has expanded its pipeline of potential bioterrorism drugs by buying a portfolio of antibiotics from Switzerland-based Evolva Holding SA. The antibiotics are being developed under a contract with the U.S ...
Emergent BioSolutions Expands Biodefense Franchise; Acquires Portfolio of ...MarketWatch
Perry Announces Acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics, LLC.|
... Human Services, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop and manufacture medical countermeasures to protect public health in emergencies, including incidents of bioterrorism or an outbreak of pandemic influenza.
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.
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.
Emergent BioSolutions Buys EV-035 Series from Evolva|
This bacterium is a gram-negative pathogen classified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Category B bioterrorism agent and a priority threat capable of being easily weaponized and disseminated. Both oral and intravenous formulations ...
Her work has included a focus on infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic in the early 1980's and she was involved in the federal government's response to bioterrorism in 2001. Jennifer Sherwood serves as an Allan ...
Ebola Inspires Healthcare Facility Contingency Plan|
These units were funded by the federal government to isolate patients who have a highly infectious disease that could cause an epidemic, or for victims of bioterrorism. The largest of these units is at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha ...
J. A. D. E.
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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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Development of a comparative risk ranking system for agents posing a bioterrorism threat to human or animal populations.
Methodology: care of the critically ill and injured during pandemics and disasters: CHEST consensus statement.
[Emergency and disaster response in critical care unit in the Mexican Social Security Institute: triage and evacuation].
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?
Foodborne Pathog Dis
Livestock agroterrorism: the deliberate introduction of a highly infectious animal pathogen.
Forensic Sci Int
Carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of factory-produced RDX and HMX.
Major incident triage: comparative validation using data from 7th July bombings.
J Healthc Prot Manage
Violence prevented: the anatomy of a near miss.
J Korean Med Sci
Scientific framework for research on disaster and mass casualty incident in Korea: building consensus using Delphi method.
J Med Assoc Thai
Development of a water-related disaster decision model for nurses in Thailand.
Pediatr Emerg Care
Risks and management of radiation exposure.
Prehosp Disaster Med
Expedited electronic entry: a new way to manage mass-casualty radiology order workflow.
Assessing hospital preparedness: comparison of an on-site survey with a self-reported, internet-based, long-distance tabletop drill.
Targeting ricin to the ribosome.
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