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
Former White House official: Leadership needed to elevate bioterrorism urgency|
Fierce Homeland Security
For bioterrorism to draw the level of attention that nuclear terrorism has received will require a concerted effort from the White House, said Robert Kadlec, formerly the special assistant to the president for biodefense. Two large departments ...
Early Tests Bode Well for Bioterrorism Treatment|
A potential drug for use against Marburg virus has been shown in initial testing to be safe for humans, the Boston Business Journal reported. Pharmaceutical firm Sarepta Therapeutics announced that when the treatment was given in various dosage amounts ...
Sarepta reports positive safety results from phase I study of Marburg drug ...pharmabiz.com
In brief: Funds keep Spokane bioterrorism lab open for now|
The Spokesman Review
A bioterrorism lab at the Spokane Regional Health District got a temporary reprieve from closure with funding from the federal government. Spokane legislators successfully asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to allocate about $65,000 ...
Experts say synthetic biology makes bioterrorism more accessible|
bioweapons Biodefense and counter-terrorism experts Patrick Rose and Adam Bernier said on Monday that advancements in synthetic biology could give more options to organizations that want to develop and pursue biological weapons. The pair published ...
HHS funds drug development to protect against bioterrorism|
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that it will fund the development of a new drug to protect the public against two bioterrorism threats â€” melioidosis and glanders. If approved by the FDA, the drug may be added to the arsenal of ...
Sarepta's bioterrorism drug found safe in humans|
Boston Business Journal (blog)
While most attention on Sarepta Therapeutics has concerned its drugs for Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, today the Cambridge biotech reported data from an early-stage trial of its potential drug for the bio-terrorism infection known as the Marburg virus.
Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Positive Safety Results from Phase I Clinical ...Wall Street Journal
Feds put millions into Galveston to fight most dangerous bioterror-level viruses|
Ebola and Marburg are known as Tier 1 pathogens by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which means they are considered at the highest risk of being used in possible bioterrorism attacks. UTMB says so far there is no vaccine for either of ...
UTMB gets millions to study Ebola in antiterrorism effortHouston Business Journal
inFAMOUS: Second Son DUP Easter Egg Discovered|
It then launches into a thought-provoking public service announcement about bioterrorism, Cole McGrath, andâ€¦ well, it may be better to allow you to discover the details on your own. Hype for the next inFAMOUS game is higher than ever. The game ...
Odd Wisconsin: British traders poisoned Ojibwe in 1770|
Wisconsin State Journal
The first documented epidemic in Wisconsin arose from an act of bioterrorism perpetrated by British traders in 1770. Dr. Douglass Houghton heard about it from Ojibwe elders in 1832, while vaccinating them against smallpox. In 1767 or 1768, warriors ...
Hawaii Biotech receives $5.5 million DoD contract for development of anti ...|
Government Security News
"Hawaii Biotech is now fully engaged in the development of therapeutic drugs to combat infectious diseases that pose potential bioterrorism threats, as well as continuing development of vaccines for infectious agents," said Dr. Elliot Parks, CEO of ...
Glowing virus IDs anthrax in hours|
Futurity: Research News
Shortly following the 9/11 terror attack in 2001, letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to news outlets and government buildings killing five people and infecting 17 others. According to a 2012 report, the bioterrorism event cost $3.2 million ...
Hawaii Biotech awarded $5.5M contract to develop anti-botulism drugs for military|
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
â€śHawaii Biotech is now fully engaged in the development of therapeutic drugs to combat infectious diseases that pose potential bioterrorism threats, as well as continuing development of vaccines for infectious agents.â€ť Under the contract, Hawaii ...
County Health Department narrowing Director search|
Blair Enterprise Publishing
â€śBioterrorism is a major topic and Dakota County is deficit in this area as of right now,â€ť said Aitken. â€śAnd the bioterrorism issue has almost become a full-time position right now. The current money we have alloted for that right now is $105,000 (in ...
HealthStream Inc.: HealthStream Acquires Health Care Compliance Strategies ...|
The Wall Street Transcript
Examples of the diverse compliance topics in HCCS' courseware include HIPAA Compliance, Bioterrorism & Disaster Preparation, Patient Rights, Reducing Medication Errors, and Health Plan Compliance. Helping organizations comply with the training ...
HealthStream Buys HCCS to Expand Online Education, Compliance|
Health Data Management
Now, Jericho, N.Y.-based HCCS brings its compliance courseware and training programs covering HIPAA, bioterrorism and disaster preparation, patient rights, medication errors, corporate integrity agreements, social media, conflicts of interest and ...
'Glow test' for anthrax could speed up bioterror response|
Medical News Today
Researchers at the University of Missouri in the US have proved a "glow test" can detect the presence of deadly anthrax bacteria in hours instead of the usual days, promising to significantly cut the time it takes to respond to a potential bioterrorism ...
Report criticizes LA County spending on emergency medical services|
Los Angeles Times
Auditors examined the county's use of revenue from Measure B, a parcel tax approved by voters in 2002 to maintain and expand the network of trauma centers and other emergency medical services, and to prepare to respond to acts of bioterrorism. Auditors ...
Hong Kong government office receives white powder letters | BioPrepWatch.com|
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, anthrax disease is caused by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. The CDC considers anthrax to be a category A bioterrorism agent, which means it can be easily disseminated from person to person ...
Maine Voices: Maine senators should abide by Constitution, OK release of ...|
Dr. Meryl Nass of Ellsworth is a Maine physician and an expert on bioterrorism. She has served as chair of the state Commission to Protect the Lives and Health of Members of the Maine National Guard. Massachusetts, which in those days included Maine, ...
Why Would Roche Return to the Antibiotics Market?|
In the past, BARDA has granted money to private companies for a specific agent in trials, such as $60 million to Achaogen's plazomicin for serious gram negative infections and $58 million to Cempra for solithromycin for bioterrorism and community ...
Electronic Seafood Traceability in a World of Risk and Uncertainty: The Gulf ...|
Food Safety Magazine
Furthermore, the recently enacted Food Safety Modernization Act has given authority to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct mandatory recalls and develop a traceability platform, and the Bioterrorism Act now requires that food processors ...
US Naval Academy workshops for girls in middle school build interest in math ...|
â€śIt's different from my regular science class in school,â€ť she said of the bioterrorism class. â€śI like to see how science works in the real world and how important it is.â€ť Impressing middle-school girls, of course, takes a certain approach. Whose voice ...
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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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Resuscitation in a multiple casualty event.
Hostile intent in public crowded spaces: a field study.
Federal agency biodefense funding, FY2012-FY2013.
[New challenges in the biological weapons convention].
Environ Monit Assess
Statistical evaluation of data from multi-laboratory testing of a measurement method intended to indicate the presence of dust resulting from the collapse of the World Trade Center.
Health Aff (Millwood)
Bioterrorism and biological threats dominate federal health security research; other priorities get scant attention.
Int J Environ Res Public Health
Epidemiologic methods lessons learned from environmental public health disasters: Chernobyl, the World Trade Center, Bhopal, and Graniteville, South Carolina.
J Med Toxicol
Medical mitigation model: quantifying the benefits of the public health response to a chemical terrorism attack.
Imaging of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: a potential bioterrorism agent of military significance.
Host-range restriction of vaccinia virus E3L deletion mutant can be overcome in vitro, but not in vivo, by expression of the influenza virus NS1 protein.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
Education in a pediatric emergency mass critical care setting.
Plast Reconstr Surg
Why we are here: early reflections on the role of reconstructive plastic surgery in the 2013 Boston marathon bombings.
Prehosp Disaster Med
Cancellation of scheduled procedures as a mechanism to generate hospital bed surge capacity-a pilot study.
Plerixafor, a CXCR4 antagonist, mitigates skin radiation-induced injury in mice.
Transfus Med Rev
The great East Japan earthquake of March 11, 2011, from the vantage point of blood banking and transfusion medicine.
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