biohazard suit

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a loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents

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Yongda Huang Harris was found wearing a bulletproof vest and traveling with a checked bag of weapons that included a biohazard suit, body bags, a hatchet, and more.
Neighbours thought there had been a chemical attack when rescuers lined up at the home in biohazard suits.
In New Jersey on Saturday, CDC agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet from Belgium that landed at Newark Liberty International Airport.
It is unknown whether a single dose will protect fully, Schaffner says, so vaccinated health care workers will still need to don biohazard suits and take other extraordinary precautions.
Thai soldiers and volunteers wearing biohazard suits struggled to clean the oil slicks from the beaches' sand while officials said that the oil spill was affecting tourism hugely, according to Reuters.
At launch, the space plane was accompanied by staff in biohazard suits, leading to speculation that there were radioactive components on board.
I came back with a bad case of jet lag but convinced myself I needed to be in quarantine with people in biohazard suits.
Summary: Police in riot gear and biohazard suits have removed anti-Wall Street activists who have been camped outside the City Hall in Los Angeles.
THREE vegans wearing biohazard suits protested against meat consumption in Cardiff yesterday.
Kaiser in biohazard suits to investigate a simulated report of suspicious chemicals, during an exercise scenario for Alaska Shield/Northern Edge 2007.
The infection has been largely brought under control, and fungal removal is now accomplished mechanically by scientists dressed in hooded biohazard suits, booties, and face masks.
Dressed in biohazard suits and holding barrier tape outside the store, four activists handed out leaflets warning shoppers that they risked catching bird flu by eating poultry meat.
The film sets out its bloodthirsty intentions from the opening scene, with scientists in biohazard suits walking around the barren landscape of New Mexico, armed with Geiger counters.
In Germany, Tornado reconnaissance warplanes and soldiers in biohazard suits were deployed to prevent the spread of bird flu after the virus reached the mainland.