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  • anthrax
  • Since the anthrax attacks in October 2001, the biotech and venture-capital industries have seen new potential in developing products against bioterrorism. (wsj.com)
  • WASHINGTON (AP) -- Testing of potential new vaccines against anthrax and the Ebola virus and basic research on how the immune system fends off invaders top the government's plans for how to spend some $1.2 billion in bioterrorism research funding. (ucla.edu)
  • But the NIH on Thursday unveiled its plans to explain the mesh of basic laboratory research and clinical studies necessary for battling the most worrisome bioterrorism agents: anthrax, smallpox, plague, tularemia, viral hemorrhagic fevers and botulism. (ucla.edu)
  • RICHARDSON, Texas (Oct. 22, 2001) - The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will host a symposium about biological warfare and bioterrorism - particularly focusing on the recent anthrax outbreaks - Friday, Oct. 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Room JO 4.614 of the Jonsson Building on the UTD campus. (utdallas.edu)
  • Investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax, United States, 2001: epidemiologic findings. (cdc.gov)
  • 2002
  • The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act of 2002, signed into law by President Bush on June 12, authorizes the spending of $4.3 billion to improve public health preparedness, enhance controls on deadly biological agents, and protect the nation's food, medication, and drinking water supplies. (allnurses.com)
  • CSPI this week urged the FDA to reconsider two pending "interim final rules" governing food importation that CSPI says are so watered down that they fall short of what Congress intended when it passed comprehensive anti-bioterrorism legislation in 2002. (cspinet.org)
  • Prevention
  • The ORBIT Forum included awareness training and a tabletop exercise designed to evaluate policies and plans for prevention, deterrence, and response to bioterrorism incidents borne out of the convergence of criminal and terrorist networks. (phe.gov)
  • detection
  • OpTech also will couple the DNA aptamers to magnetic microbeads and demonstrate magnetic separation and purification of the bioterrorism agent simulants from natural water samples in conjunction with aptamer-fluorescent NP detection (i.e., sandwich bead assay). (sbir.gov)
  • treatment
  • The Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit (BCU) team, which can provide front line care and treatment in the event of highly infectious diseases or bioterrorism attack holds periodic exercises like this one to train and prepare for patients who could otherwise potentially fuel an epidemic. (baltimoresun.com)
  • research
  • Such research, particularly studies focusing on the immune system, brings an added bonus, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the NIH's bioterrorism chief. (ucla.edu)
  • Center
  • News of the results raised red flags for Dr. Thomas Inglesby , a bioterrorism expert and director of the Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (kbia.org)