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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
Lone Wolf Bioterrorism: Single Wolf Against the Pack
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The lone wolf may have been a myth when British author John Fowles was writing his postmodern novel about the mental darkness of young teacher Nicholas Urfe, but in the modern times – the lone wolf is rising and shining as a new serious threat to both ...

Pitt researchers using grant to find cures for viruses from mosquitoes
There's no cure for a variety of mosquito-borne viruses that Department of Defense officials fear could someday be developed into bioterrorism agents. “If someone would ever spread a virus via an aerosol, either on a small scale or a large scale, it ...

2015 Emerging Opportunities in the US Virology and Bacteriology Testing Market
PR Newswire (press release)
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 ...

America's biolabs need greater scrutiny
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Make no mistake, having a biolab in your backyard is usually a good thing. There are more than 300 of them at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Several hundred of your neighbors show up to work in the labs each day, and a few thousand others ...

Short Interest in XOMA Corp Expands By 9.6% (XOMA)
Dakota Financial News
XOMA Corp logo Shares of XOMA Corp (NASDAQ:XOMA) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 23,651,161 shares, a growth of 9.6% from the May 29th total of 21,571,187 shares, Market ...

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Arkansas Online
Paul McKellips, a former vice president of the Foundation for Biomedical Research, will speak about biomedical research and how it is used as a protection against bioterrorism and state-sponsored biowarfare, according to a release Wednesday. McKellips ...
Biomedical Research Analyst to Speak at Animal Wellbeing SymposiumUniversity of Arkansas Newswire

Research and Markets: Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the European ...
Business Wire (press release)
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 ...

Developing biosecurity feed supply strategies
National Hog Farmer
The American Feed Industry Association developed the 2012 Bioterrorism Awareness Guidelines. However, the rapid spread of PEDV had the industry scrambling for answers and tightening biosecurity measures at all levels. As a result, the AFIA took the ...

Defense chief: odds of N. Korea's provocation growing
Korea Times
... operational control, according to the Ministry of National Defense. In September, the allies will hold another round of joint anti-bioterrorism exercises, codenamed "Able Response," in Seoul, the ministry said, reporting the results of the 90 ...

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