14 die from Ebola outbreak in Uganda

10:43 – Mysterious illness, which in recent weeks has prompted widespread panic in the Ugandan district of Kibale, is confirmed as Ebola haemorrhagic fever

Kampala - Ugandan officials and representatives from the WHO last night confirmed that the 14 people to have died recently from seperate mysterious illnesses in the district...

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Got gas?

Syrian turmoil generates unprecedented demand for gas masks in Israel

According to the Times of Israel, demand for gas masks has risen significantly in Israeli distribution centres, as Syria's political divisions continue to grow and the country moves ever-closer toward collapse.

The prevailing fear among Israelis is underpinned by the...

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DHS Scientists to continue airflow studies in MBTA subway system

Current phase of study to collect data on airborne contaminant behavior began on July 29

July 26, 2012 - WASHINGTON—Commuters will notice scientific equipment and researchers with electronic monitoring devices throughout the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) subway system and nearby urban areas of Boston and Cambridge from July 29 through...

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Sister Act or Nun on the run?

A UK woman who claims to be a Roman Catholic nun has been convicted of sending white powder threats to leading political figures including Nick Clegg, who she accused of being a 'devil worshipping freemason'. Further details on Bioprepwatch here

WHO offers guidance on H5N1 research

16:06 - The WHO has offered some brief, general guidance on safety and security in research on laboratory-modified H5N1 viruses

Jul 24, 2012 (CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has offered some brief, general guidance on safety and security in research on laboratory-modified H5N1 viruses, mainly stressing that researchers...

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Argon awarded ISO accreditation for environmental management

Argon Electronics, a world leader in the development and manufacture of hazardous material detector simulators, has been accredited to Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001:2004.

Argon Electronics, a world leader in the development and manufacture of hazardous material detector simulators, has been accredited to Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001:2004.

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Optimetrics acquired by DCS Corps

\"\"Optimetrics, the well known CBRNE software company has been acquired by DCS Corp a high technology engineering company whose CBRN portfolio is heavily increased by the addition.

Optimetrics will continue to be a wholly owned subsidiary and while the CBRN world knows optimetrics for its software, which was a key...

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All UK children to receive flu vaccine

15:35 - (Reuters) UK government extends its flu vaccination programme by offering all children AstraZeneca's nasal spray.

Britain is to extend its seasonal flu vaccination programme to all children, free of charge, becoming the first country in the world to do so, the Department of Health said on Wednesday.

Children will get...

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UTILIS IBERICA win contract to supply CBRN IPE through NAMSA to Spanish Armed Forces

UTILIS IBERICA has recently supplied a contract of CBRN Individual Protection Material to Spanish Armed Forces, through NAMSA(Now the NSPA). The Spanish program includes Army, Air Force, Navy and UME. The equipment gathers all items for chemical detection, individual chemical and radiological decontamination, mask tester and first-aid material for chemical...

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