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
Shelby County Commission committee briefs|
Memphis Commercial Appeal
The committee also accepted in a 7-0 vote a state grant of $584,154 for the continuation of a program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Bioterrorism Laboratory. Shelby County, like most counties in the country, receives public health ...
Large-scale disaster exercise will test state emergency response|
Additional aspects of the scenario include an industrial fire, flooding and even bioterrorism. With all this happening, we will need to bring in assistance from our neighboring states that have teams specially-trained to deal with some of these events ...
WV American Water Company reveals why it won't disclose safety plan|
They are submitted to the DEP and protected from public disclosure under federal law by the 2002 Bioterrorism Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act". The act is in place to protect public utility providers from becoming a target for terrorism ...
Middle East respiratory virus came from camels, not terrorists|
But, in an unusual twist, research published last week calls on us to seriously consider, or at least acknowledge, that bioterrorism might explain the emergence of MERS-CoV in people. Raina MacIntyre, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at ...
Two thousand Americans die from cold weather each year|
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Michael Farrell head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab that potentially exposed workers to live ...
Fear Spreads as Ebola Outbreak Claims First American Victim|
Not so with Ebola. Various labs have been working for decades to come up with drugs and vaccines to fight Ebola and its close cousin Marburg virus. They are both considered potential bioterrorism agents, which is what drives most of the US government's ...
Liberia shuts schools, considers quarantine to curb Ebola|
"A case very well could fly out of Africa, only to be detected in some distant country," says Osterholm, who served as an adviser to the George W. Bush administration on bioterrorism. The CDC on Monday announced that it has sent an alert to ...
Medical Grade Innovations Announces New, High Performance Scrub Line|
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
Dr. Cohen has testified before Congress regarding workplace safety for healthcare workers, has chaired numerous scientific panels and programs worldwide, and has appeared as a Fox News analyst regarding anthrax and ricin bioterrorism. His most recent ...
Safety doesn't happen by accident|
Many such agents are poorly transmissible, so pose mostly local threats â€” as well as the risk that they will be stolen and used in bioterrorism. Few are highly transmissible and able to spark epidemics of global significance. But some pathogens do ...
News Scan for Jul 25, 2014|
The multiple "paradoxes" in the epidemiology of MERS-CoV suggest that bioterrorism may be a factor, Australian epidemiologist Raina MacIntyre, MB BS, PhD, argues in an article today in Environment Systems and Decisions. But a Canadian expert called ...
US Centers for Disease Control anthrax investigations reveal widespread safety ...|
World Socialist Web Site
On June 13, the agency announced that 86 people were possibly exposed to anthrax because of improper safety procedures at its Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Advanced Technology (BRRAT) laboratory in Atlanta. Workers in the laboratory did not ...
DoD Official: Global, National Efforts Tackle WMD Threat|
Department of Defense
â€śThe Global Health Security Agenda is a shot in the arm for this global effort and it will improve the global system for keeping these most dangerous pathogens out of the hands of terrorists,â€ť Weber said, â€śbecause that's the best way we can prevent ...
Mikulski Urges Crackdown On Deceptive Seafood Labeling, Baltimore's Curfew ...|
When it opens, the lab will be the site of research on topics including infectious disease and bioterrorism agents. WJZ has more. Russell Street Back Open: After weeks of construction and heavy traffic, outbound lanes are back open along busy Russell ...
Floral Trade Group Honors Lake Forest Flowers VP|
She also worked in the university's Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab, collecting and testing samples of a soil-borne bacterial pathogen cited on USDA's Agricultural Bioterrorism Act of 2002. She holds an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
Federal anthrax lab chief resigns|
Albany Times Union
The leader of the federal bioterrorism lab in which careless procedures may have exposed dozens of workers to live anthrax resigned, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Michael Farrell, who has led the Bioterror Rapid ...
American College of Physicians|
Annals of Internal Medicine
We now know that, despite efforts to protect us from the effects of bioterrorism as well as naturally occurring infectious diseases, we face another grave bioterror threat: the risk for disease and death emanating from biocontainment laboratories ...
NewLink Genetics to Present at the XVIth International Congress of Virology|
SYS-CON Media (press release)
... spread of emerging infectious diseases, improvement in the efficacy of existing vaccines and providing rapid-response prophylactic and therapeutic treatment for pathogens most likely to enter the human population through pandemics or acts of ...
Could you get Ebola? Deadly virus is just plane ride away|
Detroit Free Press
â€śA case very well could fly out of Africa, only to be detected in some distant country,â€ť says Osterholm, who served as an adviser to the George W. Bush administration on bioterrorism. But Ebola â€śwould not pose a major public health riskâ€ť in the United ...
Microbial Identification Market Growing at 5.9% CAGR to 2019: Global Forecast ...|
SYS-CON Media (press release)
... to growth of the microbial identification include high prevalence of infectious diseases, technological advancements in products, growing food safety concerns, government initiatives such as focus on antimicrobial identification and bioterrorism ...
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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Harmonization of European laboratory response networks by implementing CWA 15793: use of a gap analysis and an "insider" exercise as tools.
Rapid detection of Bacillus anthracis spores using a super-paramagnetic lateral-flow immunological detection system.
Crit Rev Microbiol
Influenza type A virus: an outstandingly protean pathogen and a potent modular weapon.
Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep)
Allocation of scarce resources during mass casualty events.
J Biomol Screen
An in vivo zebrafish screen identifies organophosphate antidotes with diverse mechanisms of action.
J Emerg Manag
Emergency mitigation and preparedness in healthcare facilities.
J Emerg Med
Mass aeromedical evacuation of patients in an emergency: experience following the 2010 Yushu earthquake.
J Food Prot
Novel genomic tools for specific and real-time detection of biothreat and frequently encountered foodborne pathogens.
J Healthc Prot Manage
The insider threat--a new aspect of biosecurity.
J Immunol Methods
Antibody immobilization using pneumatic spray: comparison with the avidin-biotin bridge immobilization method.
J Med Toxicol
Phosgene exposure: a case of accidental industrial exposure.
J Pharm Pract
Bioterrorism: toxins as weapons.
J Trauma Dissociation
J Trauma Stress
Cortisol and PTSD symptoms among male and female high-exposure 9/11 survivors.
South Med J
Burn disaster preparedness and the southern region of the United States.
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