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Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – June 15, 2014

Biodefense News Headlines MERS-CoV

Biodefense News Headlines MERS-CoVMERS double publication? | Superbug found in squid has ‘troubling’ implications | Examining global biosecurity engagement programs | Combined MMRV vaccine shows slight rise in adverse events | Experts press for new forensic methods to spot bioweapon attacks | China pours money into protein mapping | Risk assessment mission to determine MERS threat | Nurses play critical role in responding to pertussis resurgence | Thieves seize radioactive lab component in Mexico | Looking clearly at right-wing terrorism | MERS-CoV epidemic and the risk of international spread | Bioterrorism as a voter fraud mechanism | Scientists create virus similar to devastating 1918 Spanish Flu | Saudi official says labs failed to report MERS cases | The impacts of the ACA on preparedness resources and programs

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics like assessing biosecurity engagement programs, superbug discovered in squid, China’s investments in protein ‘mapping’ and more…

MERS double publication? (The Scientist)

Superbug found in squid has ‘troubling’ implications (Food Safety News)

Examining global biosecurity engagement programs (FAS)

Combined MMRV vaccine shows slight rise in adverse events (MNT)

Experts press for new forensic methods to spot bioweapon attacks (NTI GSN)

China pours money into protein mapping (Science Insider)

Risk assessment mission to determine MERS threat (HS Today)

Nurses play critical role in responding to pertussis resurgence (Wolters Kluwer Health)

Thieves seize radioactive lab component in Mexico (NTI GSN)

Looking clearly at right-wing terrorism (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)

MERS-CoV epidemic and the risk of international spread (Eurosurveillance)

Bioterrorism as a voter fraud mechanism (Homeland Security Newswire)

Scientists create virus similar to devastating 1918 Spanish Flu (NTI GSN)

Saudi official says labs failed to report MERS cases (CIDRAP)

The impacts of the ACA on preparedness resources and programs (NAP)

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