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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Nalvany poisoned in hotel say aides

It was announced on Nalvany's Instragram account this morning that traces of Novichik have been found on a water bottle in his hotel room in Tomsk. This has apprently been tested and confirmed by a German laboratory. 

According to the Instagram post "… It is precisely on the

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Rigaku Analytical Devices Wins New Product of the Year Award

Rigaku Analytical Devices, the market leader in handheld 1064nm Raman technology, announces its has been selected to win a New Product of the Year Award by magazine.  Security Today’s New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security

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Nalvany's Team Targeted in Novosibirsk

From Radio Free Europe

Two attackers threw a glass jar with an unknown chemical liquid into an office housing the independent political coalition supported by opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's team in Russia's third-largest city, Novosibirsk.

The jar broke and the room,

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Serstech receives 5.3 MSEK order from Asian partner DKSH

Serstech today received a 5.3 MSEK order from its Asian partner DKSH. DKSH will deliver the products to a national narcotics police organization in South-East Asia. The order consists of the Serstech 100 Indicator and ChemDash software and will be delivered and invoiced in Q3 2020.

The

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Not Your Usual Bioweapon of Choice

In December 2019 reports emerged that a Utah woman had been arrested for possesion of a biological weapon. Janie Lynn Ridd, 50, was arrested whilst the case was being investigated by both federal and state authorities. 

According to the affidavit at the time “Through

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Nalvany Transported to Berlin in Epishuttle

Over the weekend Alexey Nalvany was transported to Berlin for treatment following a sustained fight by his family and supporters to allow this to happen. 

Using an Epishuttle, by Epiguard to transport Nalvany the team from Berlin collected him on Saturday Morning. 

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Xplosafe win $2.47 million defense contract

XploSafe, a provider of critical safety solutions for homeland security and chemical safety, recently announced it has received a $2.47 million defense contract for its chemical-sensing wearable badges.

The contract was awarded by the U.S. Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund to XploSafe for

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Avon Receive NATO Support & Procurement Agency Contract Award

Avon Rubber is pleased to announce that Avon Protection has been awarded a 10-year contract by the NATO Support & Procurement Agency to supply FM50 mask systems, powered and supplied air systems, filters, spare parts and accessories.

Avon Protection anticipates receiving the first

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