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  • Biodefense Headlines – August 28, 2016

    August 28, 2016
    See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including an anthrax outbreak simulation, Ebola virus disease small molecule countermeasures, and bioterrorism threats to the water supply. BIOPREPAREDNESS UN Chief warns world not prepared to [Read more]
  • Improvements to Biosurveillance and Detection Methods

    August 26, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is conducting market research to determine the availability of emerging technologies that can improve the detection and characterization of biological threat agent signatures. Highlighted areas of interest include: Improvement [Read more]
  • NIH: Vaccines Protect Monkeys Against Zika Infection

    August 25, 2016
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is supporting research and development of multiple Zika vaccine candidates. Dr. Dan H. Barouch leads a research team at Harvard Medical School and [Read more]
  • Understanding Anthrax: How It Can Evade the Immune System

    August 25, 2016
    Anthrax is a stubborn disease that has likely plagued us since ancient times. The bacteria’s ability to form spores that can survive, dormant, for years before infecting its next host makes it very difficult to combat. Even [Read more]

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