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
Is Congress About to Reduce Funding for Bioterrorism Vaccines?|
In 2004, Congress passed the Project BioShield Actâ€”a ten-year, $5.6 billion fund for purchasing vaccines to use in the event of a bioterrorist attack. But, faced with budget constraints and perceptions of a decreased terrorist threat, Congress is ...
MERS coronavirus: animal source or deliberate release?|
But while a few infected people have had contact with camels, many have no known contact with camels or other animals; and some have no contact with infected humans or animals. The finding of the virus in camels does not exclude bioterrorism as a cause.
Health Highlights: July 24, 2014|
U.S. News & World Report
According to the CDC, the potential exposure occurred between June 6 and 13 at the Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Advanced Technology (BRRAT) Laboratory. Lab staff had been prepping anthrax samples for use in other CDC labs in Atlanta and ...
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 ...
CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident|
(CNN) -- The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned. Michael Farrell, who headed the Bioterrorism Rapid Response and ...
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 lab chief resigns after anthrax incident|
Michael Farrell, who headed the Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory, submitted his resignation Tuesday, CDC spokesman Tom Skinner told CNN. He had been reassigned from his post last month, after the anthrax incident ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wonkbook â€” The latest risk in the migrant crisis: politics|
Washington Post (blog)
Former team leader with embattled CDC bioterrorism lab resigns. Brady Dennis in The Washington Post. Dysfunctional Congress prepares to claim another victim: Veterans with traumatic brain injuries. Tim Mak in The Daily Beast. McARDLE: Why it'd be ...
News Wrap: First MH17 crash victims are returned to the Netherlands|
He'd already been reassigned from a CDC facility in Atlanta that handles bioterrorism agents. Last month, that lab accidentally sent anthrax samples that were still alive to two other labs. Dozens of CDC workers were potentially exposed, but no one got ...
NEW - Reforming Congressional Oversight of DHS Still Priority One, 9/11 ...|
Congressional oversight of homeland security received a particularly harsh rebuke by a new report by members of the now decade-old 9/11 Commission who were reconvened by the Bipartisan Policy Center and Annenberg Public Policy Center of the ...
New state public health lab set to open in fall|
The state lab responsible for confirming and tracking epidemics of dangerous pathogens, infectious diseases and bioterrorism agents will move this fall from a facility dating to the Nixon administration to a new one that is the latest addition to a ...
CDC prescription: Their Take|
The recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been chalked up to the sloppy work habits of a few employees, easily resolved, if it weren't for the revelation last week that there has in fact been a systemic ...
J. A. D. E.
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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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Implementation of a personnel reliability program as a facilitator of biosafety and biosecurity culture in BSL-3 and BSL-4 laboratories.
Lessons from the World Trade Center disaster: airway disease presenting as restrictive dysfunction.
Clin Lab Sci
Front Cell Infect Microbiol
Development of novel O-polysaccharide based glycoconjugates for immunization against glanders.
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol
Eye trauma during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Assessment of biodosimetry methods for a mass-casualty radiological incident: medical response and management considerations.
J Clin Immunol
Chitotriosidase is a biomarker for the resistance to World Trade Center lung injury in New York City firefighters.
J Emerg Manag
An evaluation of security measures implemented to address physical threats to water infrastructure in the state of Mississippi.
J Epidemiol Glob Health
Conflict and diarrheal and related diseases: a global analysis.
J Healthc Prot Manage
Violence prevented: the anatomy of a near miss.
Left in the dark: Seven years after Katrina, Sandy is teaching hospitals more lessons on how to survive nature's fury.
Prehosp Disaster Med
New information technology tools for a medical command system for mass decontamination.
Surg Clin North Am
Trauma system configurations in other countries: the Israeli model.
World J Surg
Primary blast injuries--an updated concise review.
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