Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, wounds 6

Emirati police say a suspected drone attack may have sparked an explosion that engulfed three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport that killed three people and wounded six.

A suspected drone attack by Houthi rebels targeting a key

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Belarus president offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

Published in abc News 

The longtime president of Belarus said Tuesday that his country would be ready to host Russian nuclear weapons if NATO moves U.S. atomic bombs from Germany to Eastern Europe.

In an interview, President Alexander Lukashenko also said for the first time

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AVON CH15 wins design award

Avon Protection were delighted to pick up an award at The Plastics Industry Awards event on 2nd December for the Best International Industrial Product Design 2021 for the CH15 Compact CBRN Escape Hood.

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Heat Biologics Unveils RapidVax

Heat Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class therapies to modulate the immune system, today unveiled its new RapidVax® cellular vaccine platform at the 2021 World Antiviral Congress. RapidVax is designed as a

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CDC Stands Up New Disease Forecasting Center

On August 18th the CDC announced a new center designed to advance the use of forecasting and outbreak analytics in public health decision making. Once established, the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics will bring together next-generation public health data, expert disease

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Heat Biologics Announces Formation of Biothreat Advisory Board

Heat Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class therapies to modulate the immune system, announces it has commenced development of a new biosecurity/biodefense initiative. The Company also announces it has formed an advisory board

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Lion Group MT94-R. Multi-Threat Ruggedized Protection

The Lion group have recently introduced to thier product range the MT94 Ruggedized. A reinforced version of the MT94, it offers the same protection against hazardous materials but uses more rugged fabrics for better fit, form and function. By using a lighter weight hood and torso fabric,

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BARDA purchases NUZYRA to treat anthrax infections

As part of ongoing national preparedness efforts, BARDA has purchased and begun accepting delivery of the antibiotic NUZYRA (omadacycline) from Paratek Pharmaceuticals of Boston, Massachusetts, to treat infections caused by anthrax.

The contract with Paratek was BARDA’s first

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Concerning news from the Consulate General of Spain in Shanghai

Yesterday, the Consulate General of Spain in Shanghai posted a notice on thier website containing some concerning news about the invlountary hospitalisation of foreign citizens living and/or arriving in China that have been vaccinated or overcome Covid in recent months. 

The

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Big news for D7 disinfectant!

Decon 7 are pleased to announce that their D7 disinfectant product was recently approved by the EPA to kill SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) in 60 seconds.*

"As we have learned over the past year, SARS-CoV-2 can be difficult to combat because it is almost always surrounded by bodily fluids and

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MRICD develops chemical exposure field diagnostic system

From APG News: 

Drawing from the technology used by diabetics to monitor their glucose levels, Dr. Shane Kasten at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense developed an ultra-portable, easy to use device to provide early warning of suspected exposure to a

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Beirut 'lucky' to escape a second explosion

Michael Wentler, a chemical expert managing Combi Lift's Beirut operation, has said Lebanon only escaped a second chemical inferno by chance. He commented that thousands of litres of dangerous substances stored in decaying containers for more than a decade at the port had turned the

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Bruker Launches the RAPIDplus (mod 4)

Today, Bruker announced the launch of the novel RAPIDplus (mod 4) Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) based stand-off detector for Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) and Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC). RAPIDplus (mod 4) allows automated, 24/7 monitoring of

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Canada launches EpiShuttles in the fight against the coronavirus

Keewatin Air is now ready to deploy the isolation pod EpiShuttle, for safe transportation of contagious patients. Canada is facing an increasing number of Covid-19 cases, and safe transport is key to handle the pandemic.

The past week Keewatin staff and hospital staff at the Health

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Please be careful with what you throw in the trash

First responders in Maine are reminding people to be careful when they discard their trash after two people were treated for chemical burns on Monday. 

The Goodwins Mills Fire Department have reported that a container filled with hydrochloric acid ended up in the trash, and it was

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Kromek D5 RIID Launch Webinar

On 11th Nov 2020 at 1pm GMT Kromek will be holding a webinar to launch the D5 RIID.

During the webinar you will see:

  • Overview of the new D5 RIID
  • Key features and applications
  • Q&A
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Man cleared over chemical explosives haul

A man charged with storing grenades, mines and chemical weapons at his farm has been cleared. Russell Wadge, 58, was charged after counter-terrorism police raided his property in Trimsaran, Carmarthenshire, in 2019.

The trial at Newport Crown Court heard that the large stocks of

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