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
FBI-CDC workshop focuses on bioterrorism|
University at Buffalo Reporter
The workshop focused on how local police and government and academic public health experts would work together to address a possible act of bioterrorism, such as this inspection of mail for anthrax at an undisclosed postal facility in November 2001.
Biotech Center receives extra $1M - could help defend U.S. against bioterrorism|
Triangle Business Journal
The N.C. Biotechnology Center will see its budget increase by $1 million this year, money specifically targeted at bio-defense and ag-biotech programs. That brings the center's total budget to $13.6 million, and even though the additional funding is ...
Ebola a Bioterrorism Risk - Iwu|
Speaking on Sunrise daily, a morning programme on Channels Television, Iwu noted that Ebola is classified as Category One bioterrorism Weapon, hence there is a chance, albeit low, of it being used in that context. "This is why we were alarmed at the ...
New Bioterrorism Novel Explores Smallpox Infection; Who Will Fall Victim Next?|
Recently, the smallpox virus that had been eradicated since 1977 made an appearance in a Food and Drug Administration laboratory. While no one was exposed to the virus, this raises the question of, "What if?" Doctor and author of new book, "Herd ...
NSF funds ASU, Caltech workshop on synthetic biology|
Arizona State University
The goal of the scientists â€“ to study and understand the virus's lethality â€“ was noble, but it is not hard to imagine how this information in the wrong hands could lead to a bioterrorism event of horrific proportions. Furthermore, while most scientists ...
Microbial Identification Market Products (Consumables, Instruments, Services ...|
SYS-CON Media (press release)
... to growth of the microbial identification include high prevalence of infectious diseases, technological advancements in products, growing food safety concerns, government initiatives such as focus on antimicrobial identification and bioterrorism ...
No overlooking possibility of foot-and-mouth disease outbreak|
Bioterrorism is a constant worry and the disease is evolving, as evidenced by unanticipated serotypes that have shown up in Egypt and South Africa. Increased international trade and globally mobile animals, products and humans, mean FMD is literally ...
CONTAGIONâ€”How a bat virus became a human killer|
One Australian epidemiologist, citing â€śparadoxesâ€ť involved in MERS' spread, recently even suggested that bioterrorism may have a role. Meanwhile, two years since MERS was first discovered in humansâ€”and now in the shadow of Ebolaâ€”the tally of patients ...
Dr. Paul Farmer on African Ebola Outbreak: Growing Inequality in Global Health ...|
To use them to fight an Ebolaâ€”you know, the bioterrorism moneyâ€”I mean, it's kind of silly, in a way, right? But it's a better use of it, in my view. And, you know, I should mention, if I can, Juan and Amy, that we do have partners in both Liberia and ...
Burden of Proof|
With the eyes of the world on Ferguson, Missouri, our collective attention is focused on the different treatment of black and white people at the hands of America's criminal justice system. The focus is well deserved. More than 50 years after the Civil ...
New Orleans Will Host World's Largest Annual Conference and Expo on ...|
SelectScience.net (press release)
... of scientific disciplines including agriculture, biomedical, biotechnology, bioterrorism, drug discovery, energy/fuel, environmental, food science, forensics, lab management, life science, nanotechnology, polymers/plastics, regulations, and water ...
Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert|
Lori Postma, RN, emergency preparedness and bioterrorism coordinator at Franciscan Healthcare Munster, says that HICS is based on a structure first established by the military and the wild land fire system. â€śThey took it further to make it hospital-based.
'Suspicious Powder' Received In Mail By Local Attorney|
... attorney Bruce Edwards after a â€śsuspicious white powderâ€ť was mailed to the attorney's office. Fortunately, the substance was not dangerous, and local law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate the act of bioterrorism. ďż˝â‚¬â€śPhoto by Luke ...
Government scientists should be allowed to speak for themselves|
Scientists themselves worry about the risks of publicizing scientific information: the recent creation of a synthetic but viable poliovirus based on publicly available genome sequence information has reignited debate about whether the bioterrorism ...
Are Biosafety Labs Harmful or Helpful?|
Since the 2001 anthrax letter attacks that killed five people and raised the specter of bioterrorism in the United States, the number of high-level biosafety labs operated by governments, universities and others to study potentially lethal pathogens ...
NC Biotechnology Center Will Invest $1 Million In Bio-Defense, Agriculture|
The nonprofit had asked for an extra $7.3 million this year, but incoming president and CEO Doug Edgeton says the money will still go a long way to help companies that are developing measures to fight bioterrorism and produce food for the defense industry.
Even biohazard labs make mistakes|
... treated for infections with livestock diseases such as brucellosis, tularemia, and Q fever (caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii, pictured); all recovered. The names of the labs and many other details of the incidents remain secret under ...
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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Hostile intent in public crowded spaces: a field study.
Shelf-life extension program (SLEP) as a significant contributor to Strategic National Stockpile Maintenance: the Israeli experience with ciprofloxacin.
A generic open-source software framework supporting scenario simulations in bioterrorist crises.
Clin Lab Sci
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
User-managed inventory: an approach to forward-deployment of urgently needed medical countermeasures for mass-casualty and terrorism incidents.
Assessment of the bio-preparedness and of the training of the French hospital laboratories in the event of biological threat.
J Healthc Prot Manage
Active threat: the hidden terror within the community.
J Immunol Methods
Antibody immobilization using pneumatic spray: comparison with the avidin-biotin bridge immobilization method.
J Pharm Pract
Pharmacists' Roles in Post-September 11th Disasters: A Content Analysis of Pharmacy Literature.
[Initial medical management in radiological accidents and nuclear disaster].
Prehosp Disaster Med
Disaster metrics: quantitative estimation of the number of ambulances required in trauma-related multiple casualty events.
Major incidents in Kenya: the case for emergency services development and training.
Hospital disaster preparedness as measured by functional capacity: a comparison between Iran and Sweden.
Reductions in circulating endocannabinoid levels in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder following exposure to the World Trade Center attacks.
South Med J
High-level specification of a proposed information architecture for support of a bioterrorism early-warning system.
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