Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – January 11, 2015

Global Biodefense News - CBRN ResponderFt. Detrick labs address forgotten vials containing toxic substances | Ebola reach expands in Guinea; WHO vaccine experts to meet | New tools for a harsh flu season | DoD releases breakdown of Ebola response effort | Molecular decoys boost antimicrobial drug potency | Editorial – An authoritative information source on infectious diseases | Sweden government HQ in ‘white powder’ scare | CDC Ebola training in Anniston | Ebola vaccine: Only government investment in private labs can achieve it | Beres: Battling an ancient, microscopic foe | Effort on Ebola hurt WHO chief | The Ebola fighters TIME forgot | Can software predict the resistance of superbugs to new drugs? | First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough | Teixobactin: a “resistance proof” antibiotic? No chance! | H7N9 outbreak #3 underway? | New approach may lead to inhalable vaccines for influenza, pneumonia | H5N8 found in another US wild bird; study ties H5N1 to migrations | 2014 saw potentially serious safety mishaps at U.S. biolabs | The race for the Ebola vaccine

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on Ebola expanding in Guinea, the race for a vaccine, the DoD’s response efforts and more…

Ft. Detrick labs address forgotten vials containing toxic substances (Military.com)

Ebola reach expands in Guinea; WHO vaccine experts to meet (CIDRAP)

New tools for a harsh flu season (Clinicians’ Biosecurity News)

DoD releases breakdown of Ebola response effort (DoD News)

Molecular decoys boost antimicrobial drug potency (C&EN)

Editorial – An authoritative information source on infectious diseases (Eurosurveillance)

Sweden government HQ in ‘white powder’ scare (The Local)

CDC Ebola training in Anniston (CDC)

Ebola vaccine: Only government investment in private labs can achieve it (SJMN)

Beres: Battling an ancient, microscopic foe (Richmond Times)

Effort on Ebola hurt WHO chief (NY Times)

The Ebola fighters TIME forgot (Huffington Post)

Can software predict the resistance of superbugs to new drugs? (MNT)

First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough (Telegraph)

Teixobactin: a “resistance proof” antibiotic? No chance! (Micro Blog)

H7N9 outbreak #3 underway? (VDU Blog)

New approach may lead to inhalable vaccines for influenza, pneumonia (Medical Xpress)

H5N8 found in another US wild bird; study ties H5N1 to migrations (CIDRAP)

2014 saw potentially serious safety mishaps at U.S. biolabs (HSNW)

The race for the Ebola vaccine (Daily Beast)

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