ECDC presents Monkeypox response options, as eight EU/EEA countries report cases

In a Rapid Risk Assessment published today, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recommends EU/EEA countries focus on prompt identification, management, contact tracing and reporting of new monkeypox cases. Countries should also update their contact tracing mechanisms, the diagnostic capacity for orthopoxviruses, and review the availability of...

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RedWave Technology Introduces the XplorIR

Homeland security company RedWave Technology is introducing the XplorIR, the most innovative gas-identification system specifically developed for today’s emergency response missions.

The XplorIR can identify over 5,500 gases at low part per million (ppm) concentrations.  It is the first handheld FTIR identification tool with this breadth and sensitivity.  The lightweight...

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Allen-Vanguard Consortium delivers Explosive Threat Reduction Training to Somalia National Security Forces

Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency based terrorist and extremist threats, has delivered Explosive Threat Reduction Team (ETRT) training courses to Somalia security forces personnel.  The innovative courses are designed to enhance Somalia’s indigenous capability to detect and destroy Explosive Ordnance (EO) and conduct...

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First Responder UAS Indoor Challenge

Compete for $685K in total prizes plus a chance to demo your prototype at a live competition.

Indoor disaster response and search and rescue can be some of the most dangerous and difficult scenarios for First Responders. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR)

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Top of the pox

A story that is hard to miss, and is being reported on globally, is that of the current Monkeypox outbreak.

In the UK we are somewhat accustomed to hearing about Monkeypox cases, as every so often there are reports of travel related cases that pop up. So, at the...

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Introducing M.A.I.K

During the 5th CBRNE R&I Conerence in Lille we had the opportunity to meet some of the team from Dr.F.Kohler Chemie Pharmaceuticals who had on display a portable test kit for the detection of nerve agents. 

Called M.A.I.K - the Mobile Acetylcholinesterase-Inhibitor Test-Kit - it consists of a field portable pouch, consisting...

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