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Biodefense Headlines – April 13, 2014

The Pentagon is revising its WMD strategy | Top experts suggest bolstering smallpox vaccine stockpiles | Measles outbreak traced to fully vaccinated patient for first time | H7N9 Influenza Disease Outbreak News Update | MSF resumes activities in Ebola centre in southeast Guinea | Robot mannequin to test armed forces’ protective suits | Nuclear accident? Fasten up your ‘radiation belt’ | Oregon, Washington experience 911 dispatch center failure | White House budget director to lead HHS | Report challenges Tamiflu stockpiling | WHO steps up West Africa Ebola response, reports new cases | Another Senate bill targets DOE tech transfer | MERS sickens UAE paramedics, Jordanian, more Saudis

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics like MERS-CoV infections in healthcare workers, Pentagon revising its WMD stratgegy, WHO stepping up the Ebola response and more…

The Pentagon is revising its WMD strategy (Defense One)

Top experts suggest bolstering smallpox vaccine stockpiles (CIDRAP)

Measles outbreak traced to fully vaccinated patient for first time (Science)

H7N9 Influenza Disease Outbreak News Update (WHO)

MSF resumes activities in Ebola centre in southeast Guinea (MSF)

Robot mannequin to test armed forces’ protective suits (BBC News)

Nuclear accident? Fasten up your ‘radiation belt’ (NTI GSN)

White House budget director to lead HHS (Science)

Report challenges Tamiflu stockpiling (EU Biotech News)

WHO steps up West Africa Ebola response, reports new cases (CIDRAP)

MERS sickens UAE paramedics, Jordanian, more Saudis (CIDRAP)

RFI – Advance Development of Broad Spectrum Countermeasures

Researchers Discover Possible New Target to Attack Flu Virus