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Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – July 7, 2013

Biodefense News - Headlines of the WeekSenator seeks conflict-of-interest probes on anthrax drug purchases | China reports H7N9-H3N2 coinfection, more deaths | Protecting the milk supply during a foreign animal disease outbreak | BARDA supports new broad-spectrum antibiotic | New cybersecurity threats target medical devices | An emerging hypothesis for the lethality of inhalation anthrax | Influenza vaccine coverage report card 2012-13 | New vaccine offers protection against rotavirus | Autonomous detection sought for BioWatch surveillance systems | New H7N9 studies yield pathogenicity clues | Less neglect of neglected tropical diseases in U.S. | Infectious disease research gets boost from blogs and social media

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics such as a new rotavirus vaccine, BARDA backing for broad-spectrum antibiotics, cyber threats to medical devices and more…

Senator seeks conflict-of-interest probes on anthrax drug purchases (NTI GSN) 

China reports H7N9-H3N2 coinfection, more deaths (CIDRAP) 

Protecting the milk supply during a foreign animal disease outbreak (DomPrep) 

BARDA supports new broad-spectrum antibiotic (PHE.gov)

New cybersecurity threats target medical devices (Business Insider)

An emerging hypothesis for the lethality of inhalation anthrax (JCMM)

Influenza vaccine coverage report card 2012-13 (CDC) .pdf

New vaccine offers protection against rotavirus (Public Health England)

Autonomous detection sought for BioWatch surveillance systems (HSToday)

New H7N9 studies yield pathogenicity clues (CIDRAP)

Less neglect of neglected tropical diseases in U.S. (BioNewsTX)

Infectious disease research gets boost from blogs and social media (PSU)

Joint Strike Fighter Decontamination System Award to Steris Corporation

EPA Technologies for Chemical, Biological, Radiological Contamination Recovery