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By deskofbrian On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Joe Lieberman in 2011: ‘The threat of a bioterrorism attack keeps me up at night’

The consequences of a biological terrorist attack are nearly unimaginable and the possibility of such an attack remains frighteningly high, agreed several current and former Congressional members during a panel More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Uzbekistan Baptists jailed for ‘unapproved worship,’ family in India forced to cremate loved ones, denied burial spaces

The global community continues to struggles multiple religions, with extreme persecution against Christians running rampant in some parts of the world. Earlier this month, in Uzkekistan, Christians were punished More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Horsepox vaccine to prevent smallpox infection: ‘A safer vaccine to protect against smallpox’

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Tonix), a company that is developing innovative pharmaceutical products to address public health challenges, working with researchers from the University of Alberta, a leading More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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King Abdullah talks Islamic State war, US not understanding ‘the rules’ as the battle headed to Libya

Speaking in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes in Amman, King Abdullah the Second Bin Al Hussein said the world needs to adopt a “global perspective” in combating Muslim terrorists in both the Middle More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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BioCryst’s BCX4430 completely protected non-human primate from Marburg 48 hours post-infection

PRESS RELEASE BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BCRX) today announced the online publication in the journal Nature of extensive laboratory and nonclinical characterizations of BCX4430, including efficacy results More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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New Hampshire most prepared for infectious disease outbreak, GA, NJ and NE least prepared

A report released recently by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), finds that a majority of states (32) score 5 or lower out of 10 key indicators of policies More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Tularemia in the United States 2001-2010: An interview with a CDC Epidemiologist

According to the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that during the past decade (2001-2010), a total of 1,208 cases were reported. On More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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CDC: More than 1,200 tularemia cases reported in the US last decade

Tularemia, also known as rabbit fever and deer fly fever, is caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. This bacterium is found in nature in rabbits, rodents, beavers, squirrels and several domestic and farm animals. Public More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Minnesota: Bacillus bacteria found in letters sent to Pine County Courthouse, not anthrax

Earlier this week, the Pine County Courthouse received six letters containing a “powdery” substance. Law Enforcement took the suspicious letters to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Public Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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Saint Louis University looking for volunteers for plague vaccine

On average,  in the United States, there are about seven cases of plague annually, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, in other words, it’s pretty rare.  The rare cases of More...


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