Bioterrorism

Recent News

Oct 01, 2014

News Scan for Oct 01, 2014

Funds for new flu tests
Simvastatin for ARDS
Flawed FEMA system
Sep 29, 2014

News Scan for Sep 29, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Syrian measles-vaccine error
'Cytokine storm' drug
Sep 18, 2014

News Scan for Sep 18, 2014

EV-D68 cases continue rise
US Chikungunya cases top 1,000
Anthrax vaccine dosing strategies
Sep 17, 2014

Flu Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Next-generation ventilator
Avian flu reassortment in Mexico
Sep 11, 2014

News Scan for Sep 11, 2014

More Ebola in DRC
EV-D68 cases in 6 states
US HPV vaccine coverage
Anthrax vaccine contract
Marburg in Ugandan mine
Sep 09, 2014

News Scan for Sep 09, 2014

ICU infections in kids
Heat-tolerant anthrax vaccine
Ohio measles over
Berry-linked hepatitis
Vectorborne illness control
Aug 29, 2014

News Scan for Aug 29, 2014

US lab biosecurity review
Bioterror laptop found
Microbes in homes
Aug 22, 2014

News Scan for Aug 22, 2014

Local chikungunya in Florida
H5N6 in Vietnam
Anthrax grant
Aug 01, 2014

News Scan for Aug 01, 2014

Poor laninamivir results
H3N2 variant in fair pigs
NYC emergency drill
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
Jul 25, 2014

News Scan for Jul 25, 2014

Feed antibiotics ruling
US-Mexico produce safety
MERS and bioterrorism?
Global hepatitis battle

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Boddie C, Sell TK, Watson M. Federal funding for health security in FY2015. Biosecur Bioterror 2014 (published online Jul 2)

GAO (US Government Accountability Office). Observations on the cancellation of BioWatch Gen-3 and future considerations for the program. GAO-14-267T. Jun 10, 2014

IOM. Technologies to enable autonomous detection for BioWatch: ensuring timely and accurate information for public health officials: workshop summary. Natl Academic Press 2014 (published online Jan 8)

IOM. The impacts of the Affordable Care Act on preparedness resources and programs — workshop summary. Jul 13, 2014

Uzun Jacobson E, Inglesby T, Khan SA, et al. Design of the National Health Security Preparedness Index. Biosecur Bioterror 2014 May/Jun;12(3):122-31

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