Biodefense Headlines – August 7, 2016

August 7, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including missing yellow fever vaccines, improved biosafety suits, dengue diagnostics in the U.S. military and more… BIOPREPAREDNESS WHO bungles response to Africa’s yellow [Read more]

Biodefense Headlines – July 31, 2016

July 31, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including CRISPR and the bioweapons convention, Biosecurity 2025, anthrax outbreak in Russia and more… BIOPREPAREDNESS Alberta NATO exercise focuses on attacks using biological, [Read more]

Anthrax Capsule Vaccine Shows Promise

June 27, 2016

A new study from researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) shows that anthrax capsule–a naturally occurring component of the bacterium that causes the disease–is a highly [Read more]

Biology of Anthrax 2016

June 4, 2016

The Biology of Anthrax conference will be held November 15-18, 2016 in Tampa Bay, Florida. This conference aims to bring together investigators active in this area with a view to sharing observations [Read more]

BARDA Seeks Next-Generation Anthrax Vaccine

May 24, 2016

The U.S. government is seeking a next-generation anthrax vaccine capable of reducing the number of doses needed to confer protection as a post-exposure countermeasure. Desired characteristics of vaccines for development under the [Read more]

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