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
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 ...
NewLink Genetics to Present at the XVIth International Congress of Virology|
EIN News (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 ...
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.
African Ebola is Round the Corner, Just a Plane Ride Away From US|
The Westside Story
The world can no longer remain oblivious to the Ebola epidemic in Western Africa. As the number deaths surge the world remains in its ostrich like attitude thinking that it is insulated from the Ebola outbreak while the health experts say that the ...
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 ...
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 ...
CDC lab resumes shipping of TB samples|
State labs in the United States also rely on materials from the CDC to test substances such as white powders that are suspicious for bioterrorism. The labs have enough materials to last awhile but at some point will run out. Internationally, labs ...
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 ...
First CDC lab resumes transfer of biological materials; agency names new ...|
A scientist in the bioterrorism lab failed to follow adequate protection procedures to inactivate anthrax samples being sent from that lab in Atlanta to several other CDC labs. Workers at the other labs, believing the samples had been inactivated, were ...
CDC lab head resigns after anthrax incident|
The bioterrorism lab head involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has stepped down, CNN reported. According to CDC spokesman Tom Skinner, Michael Farrell, head of ...
CDC says tuberculosis lab shut under moratorium can reopen|
The chairmen are Joseph Kanabrocki, assistant dean for biosafety at the University of Chicago, and Dr. Kenneth Berns of the University of Florida's medical school. The appointments drew mixed reviews from other experts. Michael T. Osterholm, a ...
"The Tolling Of Pavlov's Bells": An Excerpt From Our Sci-Fi Special Issue|
I am found guilty of treason, fraud, bioterrorism, and sixteen million counts of murder. The sentence is broadcast over every channel and every radio frequency in the world, in every language someone might be listening for. No one cheers. There would ...
Problems at the CDC|
He should investigate why CDC officials ignored federal audits from 2006 to 2009, recently obtained and published by USA Today, which found lax security and inventory methods at laboratories that handle pathogens that could be used in bioterrorism ...
Nation in Brief: July 24, 2014|
The Atlanta-based CDC, one of the government's top health and research agencies, announced in June that there had been a problem at its main bioterrorism response lab and that dozens of workers could have been exposed to deadly toxins. An internal ...
Ebola drugs still stuck in lab|
Science Careers Blog (subscription)
Most research has been funded by the U.S. government in response to worries about biowarfare and bioterrorism. But that support hasn't been enough to bring a single product to the market. Feldmann's vaccine, for instance, consists of a livestock ...
BioCryst Bets on New Ebola Drug to Fight Bioterror, Outbreak Threats|
The unfortunate few infected by Ebola learn quickly that the rare disease is a near-certain death sentence. Outbreaks have led to fatality rates up to 90 percent, according to the World Health Organization. Treatment options are limited: no approved ...
Fort Detrick research leaders confident despite CDC safety breach|
Frederick News Post (subscription)
â€śIt starts with expectations, it starts with leadership,â€ť the director, Pat Fitch, said Tuesday at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center. NBACC is the federal government's leading organization for forensic analysis of 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|
Newsletter from Washington DC
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The academic health center in complex humanitarian emergencies: lessons learned from the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Am J Emerg Med
An after-action review tool for EDs: learning from mass casualty incidents.
Portable, quantitative detection of Bacillus bacterial spores using surface-enhanced Raman scattering.
How to communicate with the public about chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear terrorism: a systematic review of the literature.
Examining disaster planning models for large scale burn incidents--a theoretical plane crash into a high rise building.
Eur Respir J
Cardiovascular biomarkers predict susceptibility to lung injury in World Trade Center dust-exposed firefighters.
Expert Rev Vaccines
The future of plague vaccines: hopes raised by a surrogate, live-attenuated recombinant vaccine candidate.
J Egypt Soc Parasitol
Anthrax threat: a review of clinical and diagnostic measures.
J Healthc Prot Manage
Drugs, drugs--who has the drugs?
Active threat: the hidden terror within the community.
J R Nav Med Serv
Special feature: emergency medicine in Role 2 Afloat.
The initial health-system response to the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, in February, 2011.
Plerixafor, a CXCR4 antagonist, mitigates skin radiation-induced injury in mice.
Scand J Psychol
Norwegian airline passengers are not more afraid of flying after the terror act of September 11. The flight anxiety, however, is significantly attributed to acts of terrorism.
Sci Eng Ethics
Evolution of Different Dual-use Concepts in International and National Law and Its Implications on Research Ethics and Governance.
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