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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Can a cup of tea deactivate ricin?


New research reveals tea's efficacy against the deadly protein.

William Gladstone, former and most historically recurring British Prime Minister, once proclaimed: “If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited,

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Bertin Technologies News

Second-Sight MS tested by the Johns Hopkins University in the Foreign Comparative Testing

Second Sight MS, the stand-off gas detection infrared camera designed by Bertin Technologies, was selected for the Foreign Comparative Testing 2011 – 2012. This American Government program aims at evaluating the different technologies available from foreign countries,

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Indonesian seaport gets new radiation sensor

The sensor is intended to uncover possible efforts to smuggle dangerous nuclear materials into the Southeast Asian country.

A key seaport in Indonesia on Wednesday formally began operating a large radiation scanner supplied through the International Atomic Energy Agency that is intended to uncover possible efforts to smuggle dangerous nuclear...

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Oregon man recovering from rare case of the plague

Paul Gaylord no longer in critical condition but fears for fingers and toes after contracting plague from cat

An Oregon man who contracted a rare case of the plague trying to take a mouse from the jaws of a choking cat is no longer in a critical condition, and has...

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Cobham Awarded Eight-Year Oil Pollution Detection and Surveillance Contract

The contract incorporates an existing interim contract which has been in operation since January 2012

BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom – Cobham has been awarded an eight-year contract from Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) to provide oil pollution detection and surveillance around the coast of the United Kingdom. As part of the...

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High-flying technology tested during 20thSC training

The ARDIMS identifies areas of interest and takes radiological sensor readings for teams on the ground.

By Jessica Maxwell

20th Support Command (CBRNE) Public Affairs

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md – Training with a new piece of equipment may sound run-of-the-mill but for the Soldiers of the 20th Support Command (CBRNE) Nuclear Disablement...

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Anthony Marsh new chair of Association of Ambulance Chief Executives

The Chief Executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Anthony Marsh, has today been appointed to the additional national role of Chairman of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE).

Mr Marsh will assume his new responsibilities on the 1st...

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