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Ebola Workers Suit Up in Protective Gear

CDC Updates PPE Guidance for Ebola

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated official guidance, effective Oct. 20, for personal protective equipment to be used by healthcare workers during management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease. The guidance is geared … [Read More]

CBRN Respirators

DHS Urban Security Lab Seeks CBRN Respirators

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) is seeking information on commercially available Air Purifying Escape Respirators (APER) approved for use in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, … [Read More]

Pandemic Influenza Online Course

Online Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Training

The Department of Homeland Security is offering “IS-520: Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas” as a free on-line training course. This course introduces students to the characteristics of a pandemic … [Read More]

DoD Ebola Rapid Response Force

Pentagon Forms Ebola Rapid Response Team for U.S.

Defense Secretary Hagel yesterday ordered his Northern Command Commander, Gen. Chuck Jacoby, to prepare and train a 30-person expeditionary medical support team that could provide short-notice assistance to civilian medical professionals in … [Read More]

Notable CBRN Contracts

Federal Contracts Roundup – Oct 16, 2014

The following roundup is based on recently awarded federal contracts or official notices of intent to issue an award. We selectively cover acquisition activities for laboratory, medical and CBRN equipment and services for insight into the … [Read More]