Center for Biologic Counterterrorism
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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
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism Is Now Health Security
PR Newswire (press release)
BALTIMORE, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism has changed its name to Health Security. The bimonthly peer-reviewed journal is published in print and online by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Publishers, of New ...

New regs for Friday: railroads, state rail systems, airline messaging and ...
The Hill
The Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002 requires a biennial review and republication of the list. In determining whether to include an agent or toxin on the list, the law requires the effect the toxin will have on production and ...

Bioterrorism threat must not be tolerated - Peters
A bioterrorism threat to New Zealand will not be tolerated and is a despicable threat to life, says the Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First. "Whatever it takes, the people who have made this unprecedented Bioterrorism must be brought to ...

The next epidemic
Washington Post
“Of all the things that could kill more than 10 million people around the world,” writes philanthropist Bill Gates in the New England Journal of Medicine, “the most likely is an epidemic stemming from either natural causes or bioterrorism.” Beginning ...

Looking back at Typhoid Mary 100 years later
OUPblog (blog)
Yet it is worth remembering that each incidence of diarrhoeal infection is also an individual act of bioterrorism. Salmonella Typhimurium was actually used as a terrorist weapon in the United States in 1984, and the report on the incident was ...

Reinsurance in Israel, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018
Insurance News Net
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Bioterrorism Week -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nwt2wp/reinsurance_in) has announced the addition of the "Reinsurance in Israel , Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018" ...

Hundreds vaccinated at makeshift clinic after report of restaurant server with ...
Buffalo News
It helped that county employees underwent a drill March 13 during which they responded to a hypothetical bioterrorism attack. The cost of the injections was unclear Monday, as was which level of government would pay for them – the county, the state or ...

Public Health: A day in the life
Lamar Ledger
Your family goes to sleep comforted by the fact that public health is prepared to save lives in the unlikely event of a bioterrorism attack. The moon glows over the plains of Southeast Colorado. As you lie in bed musing on the day, you realize that ...

Five from IU Bloomington, IUPUI receive prestigious research awards from NSF
IUPUI Newscenter
Two endospore-forming bacterial strains, Clostridium botulinum and Bacillus anthracis, are Category A bioterrorism agents. The unusual tolerance of endospore-forming bacteria to high-dose UV irradiation arises from the action of spore photoproduct ...

The Changing Politics and Consistent Science of Vaccinations
Huffington Post
In order to be ready, especially in an age of potential bioterrorism, we must have a firm national commitment to scientific research and the development of vaccines - and to their use when public health requires it. That's essential to the safety of ...

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