Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – April 2, 2012

Does Foodborne Illness Trigger Lifeling Health Problems? | H5N1 surveillance: Shift expertise to where it matters | DHS Chief Medical Officer defends biological threat surveillance programs | FDA seeks to stop CA fish producer, cites botulism risk | Antiviral drugs could blast the common cold—Should we use them? | Studies confirm H1N1 vaccine-narcolepsy link in Finnish kids | Recent fear and loathing in synthetic biology reminiscent of other biotechnologies | CBRN funding: Going backwards is not smart | Cattle vaccine for E. coli needs boost from governments | More than half of all cancers preventable

Does Foodborne Illness Trigger Lifeling Health Problems? (Wired)

H5N1 surveillance: Shift expertise to where it matters (Nature)

DHS Chief Medical Officer defends biological threat surveillance programs (HSToday)

FDA seeks to stop CA fish producer, cites botulism risk (Food Safety News)

Antiviral drugs could blast the common cold—Should we use them? (Wired)

Studies confirm H1N1 vaccine-narcolepsy link in Finnish kids (CIDRAP)

Fear and loathing in synthetic biology reminiscent of other biotechnologies (GenEng News)

CBRN funding: Going backwards is not smart – Major General Steve Reeve (DomPrep)

Cattle vaccine for E. coli needs boost from governemnts (CTV News)

Public health: More than half of all cancers preventable (HSNW)