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
Bioterrorism - Plague As A Biological Weapon|
Introduction: Bioterrorism is the utilization of microorganisms or toxins in order to produce a disease and/or death in human beings, animals or plants. Different from conventional weaponry, relatively economic means are used that allow the elimination ...
Ebola a Bioterrorism Risk - Iwu|
A bigger cause for worry, however, is that the virus could be used as weapon for bioterrorism. This, according to Nigerian Professor of Pharmacognosy, Maurice Iwu, is a major reason the US is taking the outbreak so serious. Speaking on Sunrise daily, ...
Bioterrorism Response Drill Volunteers Needed|
The Irving Office of Emergency Management will be partnering with Dallas County Health and Human Services to conduct a Bioterrorism response drill in October. We are in need of volunteers willing to play the role of patients for the Irving Point of ...
Adventures in Flagstaff bioscience|
Arizona Daily Sun
Keim's work isn't limited to bioterrorism-related pathogen tracking, though. He has also become an expert in the plague after he began studying the spread of bubonic plague in prairie dogs around Flagstaff. Northern Arizona is a hotspot for the disease ...
Are The Threats From Synthetic Bioweapons Being Exaggerated?|
Most leading biological disarmament and non-proliferation experts believe that the risk of a small-scale bioterrorism attack is very real and present. But they consider the risk of sophisticated large-scale bioterrorism attacks to be quite small. This ...
Lab guards against unseen threats|
Petaluma Argus Courier
If it's not Ebola, it's the threat of bioterrorism. Since 1998, the county lab has been part of the national LRN, at the front line of defense against bioterrorism. â€śWe assist law enforcement from federal down to local in so-called 'white powder ...
Veterans Trust Fund dinner Nov. 7 to feature former Army Surgeon General|
He continues to be consulted as an adviser on bioterrorism issues and an expert in preparing the medical community to respond to mass casualty incidents or those involving weapons of mass destruction. Tickets to the fundraising dinner are $100 and ...
Highland receives designation as disaster partner|
This designation also helps the hospital provide proper care for victims of some other disaster, such as a train derailment that involved chemicals, a bus accident on the interstate or an act of bioterrorism, through regular drill training. These ...
Roundup: New A&M Center, Funds for Ortho Kinematics, Encore Vision|
GSK is the largest of the university's 19 partners in developing the center, which will be one of three tasked with rapidly responding to both outbreaks of naturally occurring infectious diseases and bioterrorism. The other two centers are located in ...
Gov. Perry, Texas A&M Dedicate Key Element Of Vaccine Center|
The Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility is a cornerstone of the College Station school's growing center to battle contagious diseases and bioterrorism. Officials say the center - dubbed the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and ...
Officials: US, World Ill-Prepared, Too Vulnerable to Pandemic|
Congress in 2004 passed "Project Bioshield" to finance medical countermeasures against bioterrorism, and the effort was joined in 2013 with the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act. Still, "dangerous gaps remain," Gottlieb and Troy ...
Fred Hutchinson wins $12.5M award for infectious disease research|
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
MIDAS (models of infectious disease agency study) centers aim to play roles in national emergencies like pandemics or acts of bioterrorism. The Ebola outbreak hadn't happened when Fred Hutch applied for this award, but could become one of the group's ...
Perry Dedicates Influenza Vaccine Facility|
COLLEGE STATIONâ€”Gov. Rick Perry this week participated in the site dedication for the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility, part of the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (Texas A&M CIADM). This $91 million ...
Bayer to spin off plastics unit as separate company; employment to remain stable|
The company's brand-name drugs gained recognition with antibiotic Cipro, known as an anthrax treatment during a bioterrorism threat in 2001. The Department of Defense acquired about 45 million Cipro pills for troops during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
Flu Scan for Sep 17, 2014|
"An affordable portable ventilator will help us meet the needs of critically ill patients during a public health emergency, whether due to a naturally occurring pandemic or an act of bioterrorism," BARDA Director Robin Robinson, PhD, said in the HHS ...
HHS spurs innovation to develop next-generation portable ventilatorEIN News (press release)
Feds spending millions on portable ventilators|
(CNSNews.com) â€“ The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday it is spending almost $14 million over three years to develop â€ślow-cost, user-friendly ventilatorsâ€ť that can be stockpiled in case of a â€śpandemic or other public health ...
Heroin's Anthrax Problem|
Discover Magazine (blog)
Anthrax is widely feared for its potential as an agent of bioterrorism; the media-induced panic attack that is occasionally invoked usually relies on images of shadowy terrorist cells spraying spores from planes above cities or perhaps into malls ...
UNT's Budowle describes investigation of bacterial, viral attacks|
SHSU Houstonian Online
Despite beginning his presentation with a bit of levity, Bruce Budowle, Ph.D., executive director of the Institute of Applied Genetics at the University of North Texas, discussed the grave and emerging threat of bioterrorism Monday morning. Budowle ...
Governor, A&M Officials Dedicate Vaccine Manufacturing Plant|
The $91 million plant is a cornerstone of A&M's growing center to battle contagious diseases and bioterrorism, which could generate $41 billion in expenditures over the next 25 years and is drawing the largest federal investment in Texas since NASA ...
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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|
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Prosthetic metal implants and airport metal detectors.
Examining disaster planning models for large scale burn incidents--a theoretical plane crash into a high rise building.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
User-managed inventory: an approach to forward-deployment of urgently needed medical countermeasures for mass-casualty and terrorism incidents.
What's in your all-hazards plan? In Boston they were prepared. Are you?
The Internet's role in a biodosimetric response to a radiation mass casualty event.
Int J Toxicol
Mustard Gas Inhalation Injury: Therapeutic Strategy.
J Environ Health
Murder by radiation poisoning: implications for public health.
J Epidemiol Glob Health
Conflict and diarrheal and related diseases: a global analysis.
J Healthc Prot Manage
The insider threat--a new aspect of biosecurity.
J Immunol Methods
Antibody immobilization using pneumatic spray: comparison with the avidin-biotin bridge immobilization method.
Chemical terrorism for the intensivist.
Prehosp Disaster Med
Disaster metrics: a proposed quantitative model for benchmarking prehospital medical response in trauma-related multiple casualty events.
Disaster curricula in medical education: pilot survey.
Lessons in disaster: the Boston Marathon bombing.
Sci China Life Sci
Application of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of radiation-induced Gastrointestinal syndrome.
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