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Biodefense Headlines – May 6, 2012

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics like plague countermeasures, CERFP forces, food safety funding and more…

FDA approves new antibacterial treatment for plague  (FDA Press Release)

Bird-flu research published: How worried should we be?  (Scientific American)

Air Force hosts internationally-recognized molecular biologist  (AFOSR)

Reprieve from criminal prosecutions may be ending for food execs  (Food Safety News)

CBRN exercise for CERFP in Ohio  (DVIDS)

UCLA researchers use online crowd-sourcing to diagnose malaria  (UCLA Newsroom)

NIH preparing tool to help cope with new DURC policies (CIDRAP)

CA lab revisits safety steps after researcher sies (HS Today)

USDA microbiological data program ignored in budget process (Food Safety News)

Government Seeks Chem-Bio Warfare Agent Protective Tape

NBC Sensor Processing Group Contract Awarded to CACI