PositiveID Corporation has signed a contract with UTC Aerospace Systems to support a contract for the U.S. Department of Defense Joint U.S. Forces Korea Portal and Integrated Threat Recognition (JUPITR) biosurveillance program.
The total number of suspected and confirmed cases in the on-going Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak in Guinea has increased to 112, including 70 deaths, making the current case fatality rate 62.5%. [Read more]
The Virology Division at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Fort Detrick, Md. has a requirement to evaluate the immunogenicity of a novel vaccine platform administered in [Read more]
Virus continues to plague Midwest | Ebola victims face 90% death risk: Drugs start to emerge | Netherlands overhauls biosecurity rules as avian flu dispute simmers | University researchers identify five new [Read more]
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has recently awarded funding to Harvard University for research in support of the Living Foundries: 1000 Molecules program.
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) will continue to grow its drug discovery efforts with the help of a recently awarded grant extension of $3.4 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates [Read more]
Getting a flu vaccine reduces a child’s risk of flu-related intensive care hospitalization by 74 percent, according to a CDC study published today in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. The study is [Read more]
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has announced a research award to Harvard University for further development of a new diagnostic platform for biodefense. The rapid diagnostic system is for the detection [Read more]