NMRC Researcher Creating Ebola Reagents

NMRC Provides Ebola Assays for W. Africa

The Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) has been supporting DoD’s interagency efforts since the early months of the Ebola outbreak, which began in December 2013, when initial cases were reported in Guinea and later … [Read More]

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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]

Influenza Surveillance and Preparedness

Report On Viruses Looks Beyond Disease

In contrast to their negative reputation as disease causing agents, some viruses can perform crucial biological and evolutionary functions that help to shape the world we live in today, according to a new report by the American Academy of … [Read More]