GSK licenses tuberculosis vaccine candidate to the Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute for continued development
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GSK licenses tuberculosis vaccine candidate to the Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute for continued development

The M72/AS01E tuberculosis vaccine candidate demonstrated in a phase IIb trial the potential to reduce active pulmonary...

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CEPI grants $9M to Inovio to develop coronavirus vaccine
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CEPI grants $9M to Inovio to develop coronavirus vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, USA has announced the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has awarded Inovio a...

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Doomsday Clock 2020
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Doomsday Clock 2020

Doomsday Clock Now Closer to Midnight Than Ever in Its History; Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Cite Worsening Nuclear...

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BGCAPP Begins Sarin Destruction
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BGCAPP Begins Sarin Destruction

Last week full scale destruction of munitions containing Sarin began at the Blue Grass Army Depot. Candace Coyle, Blue...

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Novel Coronavirus 2019

Novel Coronavirus 2019

This month has seen a flourish of reporting, and speculation, about the novel Coronavirus (CoV) outbreak in China. This is...

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Ebola vaccine safety to be studied 5 years post vaccination
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Ebola vaccine safety to be studied 5 years post vaccination

The Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccination (PREVAC) has launched a project called PREVAC-UP with the aim of evaluating...

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CBRN Training in Vietnam
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CBRN Training in Vietnam

Source: Kênh Truyền hình Quốc phòng Việt Nam - National Defense Television Channel of Vietnam A few weeks ago the Chemical...

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Boston Registration Now Live

Boston Registration Now Live

Registration for CBRNe Convergence 2020 in Boston is now live. Visit the event pages to find out what we have planned and...

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Cyanide Autoinjector Development
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Cyanide Autoinjector Development

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Windgap Medical have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes...

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Experimenting with Fluorochromatic Ink

Experimenting with Fluorochromatic Ink

The December hardcopy arrived in the office today and we are a tad excited about how awesome our flourochromatic ink cover...

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BARDA Procures NexoBrid for Emergency Response
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BARDA Procures NexoBrid for Emergency Response

MediWound Ltd. and its U.S. commercial partner Vericel Corporation have announced that BARDA has begun procuring NexoBrid for...

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INFICON Celebrates 50 Years of Advancing Innovation
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INFICON Celebrates 50 Years of Advancing Innovation

INFICON is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a developer and manufacturer of world-class instruments for gas analysis,...

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World Uranium Bank Officially Open
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World Uranium Bank Officially Open

On December 10 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recived the second, and last, shipment of low-enriched...

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Iran Testing New Uranium Enrichment Centrifuges
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Iran Testing New Uranium Enrichment Centrifuges

According to the Iranian state run news agency,  IRNA, President Hassan Rouhani has said his country is working...

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Paratek Awarded BARDA Project BioShield Contract for NUZYRA
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Paratek Awarded BARDA Project BioShield Contract for NUZYRA

Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization...

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5 Ways You Can Use the FLIR identiFINDER Handheld Radiation Detection Systems
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5 Ways You Can Use the FLIR identiFINDER Handheld Radiation Detection Systems

Handheld radionuclide identification devices (RID or RIID) are most often used on the frontline to detect, locate, identify,...

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Emergex Vaccine Candidate for Francisella Tularensis
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Emergex Vaccine Candidate for Francisella Tularensis

Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited (‘Emergex’), a biotechnology company developing set-point vaccines to prevent serious infectious...

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Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Updates
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Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Updates

REMM has recently announced updates to the web site (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) from HHS/ASPR and NIH/NLM. This...

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Soligenix Initiates Clinical Trial Ricin Toxin Vaccine
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Soligenix Initiates Clinical Trial Ricin Toxin Vaccine

Soligenix, Inc. has announced that it has opened the study titled "A Phase 1C, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized...

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DroneShield Successfully Protects 30th SEA Games
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DroneShield Successfully Protects 30th SEA Games

DroneShield Ltd  is pleased to report the combined elements of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) and PHISGOC Games...

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Obituary: Valentin Novikov

Obituary: Valentin Novikov

With heavy hearts, JPEO-CBRND mourns the loss of Dr. Valentin Novikov, Joint Product Leader for Radiological and Nuclear...

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Another Monkeypox case in the UK
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Another Monkeypox case in the UK

On Tuesday December 3rd a patient was admitted to a specialist unit at St Thomas' Hospital in central London after Public...

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Port Neche Chemical Plant Fire Continues to Burn
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Port Neche Chemical Plant Fire Continues to Burn

An explosion rocked a chemical plant early this morning in Texas causing extensive damage across the small city of Port Neches,...

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 DHS S&T to Engage Innovators on Detection Canine Research
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DHS S&T to Engage Innovators on Detection Canine Research

Innovators, researchers and canine training experts are invited to learn about funding opportunities in the detection canine...

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Wayne Co. deputies prepare for worst case scenario in radiation detection training with the FLIR identiFINDER

Wayne Co. deputies prepare for worst case scenario in radiation detection training with the FLIR identiFINDER

Original Story from WTOC11 WAYNE COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Over a quarter of electricity in Georgia is produced by nuclear power....

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Rapiscan Systems RTT 110 achieves ECAC 3.1 performance standard for EDS systems
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Rapiscan Systems RTT 110 achieves ECAC 3.1 performance standard for EDS systems

Rapiscan is pleased to announce that the RTT110 Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) has been tested by the European Civil Aviation...

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FLIR MUVE C360 Wins 2019 ASTORS Homeland Security Award for ‘Best CBRNE Detection Solution’
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FLIR MUVE C360 Wins 2019 ASTORS Homeland Security Award for ‘Best CBRNE Detection Solution’

On November 20, 2019, American Security Today (AST) announced the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award’ winners for outstanding...

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NTI Releases Assessment of New Russian Nuclear Weapon Delivery Systems
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NTI Releases Assessment of New Russian Nuclear Weapon Delivery Systems

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) has released the first detailed, exclusively open-source assessment of the five new nuclear...

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ENCIRCLE Project Poll
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ENCIRCLE Project Poll

As part of the European Commission project ENCIRCLE we are currently going through the CBRNe needs and gaps prioritisation...

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SIGA Announces Canadian Release of the Advanced Contract Award Notice to Support Regulatory Filing for Oral TPOXX
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SIGA Announces Canadian Release of the Advanced Contract Award Notice to Support Regulatory Filing for Oral TPOXX

SIGA Technologies, Inc. today announced that the Canadian Department of National Defence (CDND) has issued an advanced...

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A Continuing Resolution Could Hurt America's Nuclear Weapons Modernization
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A Continuing Resolution Could Hurt America's Nuclear Weapons Modernization

A long-term continuing resolution (a type of appropriations legislation) will result in delays for modernizing America’s...

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Pentagon Presses for Access to Special EU Defense Projects
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Pentagon Presses for Access to Special EU Defense Projects

David Norquist, the U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary, has said that American Defense firms should not be cut out of European...

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Nice resource from Physicians for Human Rights

Despite the fact that their title makes me wonder whether there is a group of evil Physicians against Human Rights, the PHR...

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UVeye launches deep learning-powered vehicle undercarriage threat detection solution: UV Inspect
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UVeye launches deep learning-powered vehicle undercarriage threat detection solution: UV Inspect

UVeye, the leading provider of top-tier solutions for automated external inspection of vehicles, has officially launched...

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Pneumonic Plague Diagnosed in Beijing
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Pneumonic Plague Diagnosed in Beijing

Two people have been diagnosed with Pneumonic Plague in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, both are currently in an unamed hospital...

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Kindergarteners Attacked with Caustic Soda
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Kindergarteners Attacked with Caustic Soda

Fifty-four people, including 51 children, were injured after a man sprayed corrosive liquid at them in a kindergarten in...

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Merck's Ebola Vaccine Granted Conditional Approval in the EU
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Merck's Ebola Vaccine Granted Conditional Approval in the EU

Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the European Commission has granted a conditional...

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Registration open for the 23rd International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) Conference hosted by Dstl
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Registration open for the 23rd International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) Conference hosted by Dstl

The two-day Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) conference supports the global effort to eliminate chemical weapons and...

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Valuable Insights from TRACIE
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Valuable Insights from TRACIE

Back in July we announced the arrival of TRACIE, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange...

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Bringing the HEAT
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Bringing the HEAT

Story from Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (BBK) The Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster...

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