9 million, five-year contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the development of novel immune-activating drugs for defense against bioterror
Medical staff had personal digital assistant devices containing bioterror
and chemical/nuclear identification manuals that had been compiled by the U.
Consider a single bioterror
attack that infects a proportion p of an exposed population of size N at time [tau] = 0, such that the initial number of infected is [I.
Nauschuetz points out, international incidents show an alarming availability of possible bioterror
agents: anthrax, ricin, sarin gas, botulinum toxin, Yersinia pestis, Vibrio cholerae, Coxiella burnetii, Ebola virus, Francisella tularensis, and Brucella spp.
A significant emphasis of the contract solicitation is to aid in the development of broad-spectrum therapies able to demonstrate effectiveness against multiple bioterror
pathogens and toxins.
In the Pittsburgh Matrix, bioterror
agents are also numerically rated to characterize their severity.
The company is conducting studies to support the use of the Hemopurifier[R] as a broad-spectrum treatment countermeasure against bioterror
threats, including Smallpox, and Ebola, Marburg, and Lassa hemorrhagic fever.
88M grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the development of novel inhaled drug products for broad-spectrum defense against bioterror
To assess whether screening blood donors could provide early warning of a bioterror
attack, we combined stochastic models of blood donation and the workings of blood tests with an epidemic model to derive the probability distribution of the time to detect an attack under assumptions favorable to blood donor screening.
PHARS (public-health alert and response system) is bioterror
alert software that, like a similar tool called LEADERS (see page 40), integrates data analysis and visualization technology.
Ruth Oren, said a key to preventing the spread of bioterror
attacks involving diseases such as smallpox and the plague is isolating those infected.
OTCBB:AEMD) announced that its Hemopurifier[R] treatment technology will be featured today on "The 700 Club" as a treatment countermeasure to protect Americans from bioterror
and pandemic threats.
The growing incidence of infections involving drug resistant strains of Salmonella has raised concerns over the impact of Salmonella in a bioterror
Stephen Horn, R-Lakewood, criticized the federal government's bioterror
response program, saying it lacked coordinated leadership, was rife with red tape and duplicated efforts.
THE US Congress is considering plans to hire hundreds of new food inspectors and lab technicians and allow the government to seize or recall tainted products and inspect food makers' records, to deter new bioterror