Center for Biologic Counterterrorism
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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
Universities, feds fight to keep lab failings secret
Several labs claimed that bioterrorism laws prohibited them from releasing any information about their work with pathogens designated as select agents — the regulatory term for viruses, bacteria and toxins that have the potential to be used as ...

UAE ready to deal with bioterrorism threats, experts say
Yahoo! Maktoob News
Infectious diseases such as Ebola could be used as a “biological weapon” but the UAE is prepared to deal with such acts of bioterrorism, a conference in the capital heard on Tuesday. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed more than 10,000 lives ...

Jeb Bush cites anthrax outbreak as an example of his leadership experience
Washington Post (blog)
The former Florida governor kicked off a two-day visit to Michigan on Thursday by visiting Emergent Biosolutions, which produces an anthrax vaccine stockpiled by the U.S. government and administered to military personnel to protect against bioterrorism.

No mishaps at high-risk labs in Lansing
Lansing State Journal
These labs, used on a daily basis, test for "select agents," elements determined to pose "a severe threat," including those related to bioterrorism, as well as non-select agents such as tuberculosis. Michigan does not receive information about select ...

Joe Lieberman: US Has Been Lucky to Dodge Bioterror Attacks
He rated the nation's anti-bioterrorism efforts a "D" — saying that a bio shield system in some parts of the country and a strong public health system have been significant in recent years — while slamming President Barack Obama's inability to move ...

Pirate's Eye on Daniel Regenye, MHA '99
Seton Hall University News & Events
The response to bioterrorism has changed the approaches taken by public health systems. Regenye explained that, “CBRNE plans have been independently drafted to ensure that biological events, which are no different than chemical responses, can be ...

AFIA releases biosecurity guidelines
World Grain
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) said on May 10 that it has recently redesigned its 2012 Bioterrorism Awareness Guidelines as a broadened biosecurity document for the feed and ingredient manufacturing ...

Cancer support group meets
West Hawaii Today
Natural disasters, disease pandemics, large-scale accidents, bioterrorism events or a major public health emergency may overwhelm local hospitals and health care professionals. Government agencies that would lead a disaster response and recovery may ...

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism Is Now Health Security
PR Newswire (press release)
BALTIMORE, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism has changed its name to Health Security. The bimonthly peer-reviewed journal is published in print and online by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Publishers, of New ...

DC hearing on bioterrorism;UA College of Medicine Dean testifies
Tucson News Now
Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally held a hearing Wednesday on "Strategic Perspectives on the Bioterrorism Threat." She's the chairperson of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications. Cairns testified ...

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