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
How To Make The 'Ebola Bomb': Why You Should Stop Worrying About ...|
Although Ebola infection of animals through aerosol particles can be effective, it has not successfully been transferred with this method to humans (Manoj Karwa, Brian Currie and Vladimir Kvetan, â€œBioterrorism: Preparing for the impossible or the ...
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 ...
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 ...
Medicine dispensing drill preps capitol employees for emergencies|
Although the project is the result of nearly three years of emergency preparedness planning and does not suggest a specific threat against capitol employees, Messina said the drill focused on anthrax because of its widespread use in bioterrorism ...
New lab incidents fuel fear, safety concerns in Congress|
Four days later at Colorado State University's bioterrorism lab, a worker failed to ensure dangerous bacteria had been killed before shipping specimens â€” some of them still able to grow â€” to another lab where a worker unwittingly handled them without ...
Old SARS Iso-Tubes Are Keeping Ebola Patients Alive On Planes|
A rapid response team there was designed to handle not just conventional contagious outbreaks like SARS, Ebola, or Hemorrhagic Fever in exotic locales, but also to respond to any bioterrorism attacks on American soil. Per the CDC, every step that could ...
How to Make the "Ebola Bomb"|
The Maritime Executive
There is a risk that bioterrorism could cause dissenting views among followers, and that public approval and opinion may channel the way a group operates. After all, terrorists are political communicators, wanting to bring attention to their grievances ...
Winged Wednesday: Invaders bring bird-killing botulism|
Great Lakes Echo
One suspect is bloodworms, which can live in low-oxygen environments. Further complicating matters is botulism's toxicity: It's considered a bioterrorism concern, so researchers can't just go out and grow it. â€œWe understand that there are weather ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gov. Perry helps dedicate Pandemic Influenze Vaccine Facility|
The Glen Rose Reporter
This $91 million, state-of-the-art influenza-vaccine manufacturing facility, a partnership between Texas A&M University and GlaxoSmithKline, will help protect against infectious disease and the threat of bioterrorism. â€œProviding true security involves ...
'Prepare for challenges as Nigeria's population hits 300m in 2030'|
The Guardian Nigeria
... the application of modern biotechnology in our national development by providing more funding; and attention should be paid to the ease with which conventional facilities for biotechnology can be refocused towards production of agents of bioterrorism.
Perry, 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 â€” dubbed the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development 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 ...
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 ...
Building an emergency health response|
Washington Post (blog)
We've created unique partnerships with industry to develop new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic tests to help protect health in bioterrorism incidents and pandemics; we have a dozen we didn't have 10 years ago and more on the way. We've done a lot to ...
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 ...
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 ...
J. A. D. E.
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|
Newsletter from Washington DC
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Am J Disaster Med
The Hartford Consensus to improve survivability in mass casualty events: Process to policy.
Examining disaster planning models for large scale burn incidents--a theoretical plane crash into a high rise building.
Mass shooting in Colorado: practice drills, disaster preparations key to successful emergency response.
Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep)
Allocation of scarce resources during mass casualty events.
J R Nav Med Serv
Pre-hospital, Maritime In-Transit care from a Role 2 Afloat platform.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
A web-based model to support patient-to-hospital allocation in mass casualty incidents.
Patho-Genes.org: a website dedicated to gene sequences of potential bioterror bacteria and PCR primers used to amplify them.
Left in the dark: Seven years after Katrina, Sandy is teaching hospitals more lessons on how to survive nature's fury.
N Engl J Med
Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three cities.
An aptamer-based biosensor for colorimetric detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Prehosp Disaster Med
Disaster metrics: quantitative estimation of the number of ambulances required in trauma-related multiple casualty events.
Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov
Brucella as a potential agent of bioterrorism.
Oxygen supplies in disaster management.
Targeting ricin to the ribosome.
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