Tag archive for ‘anthrax drug’
By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Pentagon blamed for ‘live anthrax’ shipped all over the globe

New reports are pointing to the Pentagon and “ineffective sterilization methods for killing the deadly bacteria” as reasons for live anthrax shipped to over 192 chemical labs over the past ten years. As More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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GlaxoSmithKline to supply HHS with 60,000 doses of raxibacumab, anthrax antitoxin

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced today the nation’s supply of anthrax antitoxin will be maintained until 2018 under Project BioShield contracts issued by the U.S. Department of More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Senator Claire McCaskill questions Richard Danzig’s influence in the government’s procurement of the anthrax anti-toxin, raxibacumab

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is calling on the Inspectors General for the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security to investigate contracts awarded to former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Inhalation anthrax treatment, raxibacumab, gets FDA approval

Anthrax Image/CIA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved GlaxoSmithKline’s raxibacumab injection to treat inhalation anthrax, a lethal form of the infectious disease caused by breathing in the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Anthrax: from a disease of livestock to an agent of bioterrorism

It has been around since to dawn of civilization. Many believe that the 5th plague in the Book of Genesis was caused by anthrax. It’s been recorded in the literature of many other ancient civilizations. Bacillus More...

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