News tagged with bioterrorism
Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modified form. For the use of this method in warfare, see biological warfare.
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GlaxoSmithKline PLC says it's starting an unusual collaboration with the U.S. government to develop several antibiotics for both bioterrorism threats and bacterial infections resistant to current medicines.
Medications May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In a commentary on the biosecurity controversy surrounding publication of bird flu research details, a bioethicist and a vaccine expert at Johns Hopkins reaffirm that "all scientists have an affirmativ ...
Other Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Medical School of Hannover in Germany recently discovered how the botulinum neurotoxin, a potential bioterrorism agent, survives ...
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have unveiled a novel strategy for neutralizing unwanted molecules and clearing them from the body.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have helped identify a cellular protein that is critical for infection by the deadly Ebola virus. The findings, published in today's online edition ...
Medical research Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Significant investments over the past decade into disease surveillance and notification systems appear to have "paid off" and the systems "work remarkably well," says a Georgetown University Medical Center researcher who ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the U.S. quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1