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
Progress towards Ebola vaccine would have been faster had bioterrorism ...|
But they weren't started because of the problem in Africa, they were started because of a worry from wealthy countries about bioterrorism: that's where the money came from and that's where it went â€¦ The west's interest in and fear of biological ...
From Epidemic To Bioterrorism: Mitigating Contractor Risks In A Worst-Case ...|
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
While the current Ebola outbreak is a natural epidemic, the idea that the virus could be used as a bioterrorist threat has been considered. Accordingly, the potential for obtaining Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Support Anti-terrorism by ...
Weaponized Ebola: Is it really a bioterror threat?|
Dallas Morning News
Put simply, a large amount of Ebola in the hands of a rogue group would more likely end up killing the plotters than making it to the endgame of a bioterrorism mission. To be successful, â€œit would take a state-type [agent]" with more extensive ...
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.
How To Make The 'Ebola Bomb': Why You Should Stop Worrying About ...|
Although Ebola infection of animals through aerosol particles can be effective, it has not successfully been transferred with this method to humans (Manoj Karwa, Brian Currie and Vladimir Kvetan, â€œBioterrorism: Preparing for the impossible or the ...
Irving Office of Emergency Management to conduct bioterrorism response drill|
Dallas Morning News (blog)
The Irving Office of Emergency Management will be partnering with Dallas County Health and Human Services to conduct a Bioterrorism response drill on Oct. 11. The city needs of volunteers willing to play the role of patients for the Irving Point of ...
Bioterrorism threat to South Asia|
The threat of nuclear weapons theft and bioterrorism in South Asia once again came under discussion in the international press on how terrorist organisations in both Pakistan and India are trying to retrieve biotechnology and nuclear weapons, and use ...
High Tech Hospital Unit Tailored for Ebola Victims|
A high-tech hospital unit designed to care for bioterrorism victims â€” but mostly unused since its opening in 2005 â€” is now on the front line of America's response to Ebola, The New York Times reports. The Nebraska Biocontainment Patient Care Unit is ...
A poorly executed health-crisis plan|
Lost in the Ebola virus articles is the broader concern over the ability of the U.S. public health system to deal with larger crises, such as a genuine disease outbreak in the United States or bioterrorism. The sad reality is that a mere three cases of ...
Grants expand CHI's telemedicine services|
The hospital got a head start on the process a few years ago using a bioterrorism grant that purchased equipment capable of teleconferencing with other hospitals during an emergency. The equipment may not be used just for telepsychiatry, Peters said.
Flu clinic set for Saturday in Lewisville|
Star Local Media
Throughout the year, MRC prepares for response to natural disasters, public health pandemics, and even acts of bioterrorism by participating in regular training and exercises. An annual, live test of their knowledge and skills learned is a vital piece ...
Drug That Lost High-Stakes Political Fight For Funding Now Being Used Against ...|
Henderson was recruited in 2001 to advise the Department of Health and Human Services on bioterrorism and public health preparedness. He is now is a professor of public health and medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers' Center for ...
Center for Predictive Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases Expands ...|
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Researchers will more easily collect and share critical data with the NIH in their efforts to develop vaccines aimed at fighting bioterrorism and emerging infectious diseases. CPM at UofL will be using Instem's SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) model to ...
iBio Inc.: iBio Expands Exclusive Product Collaboration with Novici Biotech|
The Wall Street Transcript
... without changing the characteristic of the product or established downstream purification processes, manufacturing capacity of existing facilities can be increased when needed to address pandemic or bioterrorism threats or other urgent needs ...
ISIS Could Turn Ebola Into Bioweapon, Security Expert Warns|
But Nicholas G. Evans, a bioethicist at the University of Pennsylvania who specializes in biosecurity, bioterrorism, and the ethics of pandemic disease, writes in a column for Slate on Friday that the Ebola virus is not a "viable bioweapon candidate ...
White House Halts Funding On Risky Flu Studies|
... criticized the government last month for failing to weigh in on gain-of-function research when it issued new guidelines on so-called dual-use research of concern, pathogens that could be used both for legitimate purposes and for biowarfare or ...
How to Make the 'Ebola Bomb' and Why You Should Stop Worrying about ...|
There is a risk that bioterrorism could cause dissenting views among followers, and that public approval and opinion may channel the way a group operates. After all, terrorists are political communicators, wanting to bring attention to their grievances ...
J. A. D. E.
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Evaluation Of A Biological Warfare Victim|
Evaluation Of A Chemical Warfare Victim|
Glanders and Melioidosis|
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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers|
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Behav Brain Sci
Cognitive simplicity and self-deception are crucial in martyrdom and suicide terrorism.
[The nerve agent sarin: history, clinical manifestations, and treatment].
Can J Psychiatry
A review and retrospective analysis of mental health services provided after the September 11 attacks.
Forensic Sci Int
Carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of factory-produced RDX and HMX.
Int Nurs Rev
A moment in time: emergency nurses and the Canterbury earthquakes.
J Pharm Pract
Nuclear and radiological terrorism: continuing education article.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
The twin terrorist attacks in Norway on July 22, 2011: the trauma center response.
Evaluation of military trauma system practices related to damage-control resuscitation.
Virtual-world hospital simulation for real-world disaster response: Design and validation of a virtual reality simulator for mass casualty incident management.
J Trauma Stress
Posttraumatic responses to the July 22, 2011 Oslo Terror among Norwegian high school students.
N Engl J Med
Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three cities.
Reductions in circulating endocannabinoid levels in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder following exposure to the World Trade Center attacks.
South Med J
Sarin exposure: a simulation case scenario.
Top Curr Chem
Bio-organic materials in the atmosphere and snow: measurement and characterization.
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