The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness on Thursday detailing the public health threats that currently face the country at large.
The report illustrates how federal investments enhance the nation’s ability to... Read More »
The United Stated Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) facilities to support establishing new animal tests/models for the development of biological medical countermeasures against biological threats, influenza and emerging infectious... Read More »
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) announced last week that the organization has signed a charter creating a task force on transportation.
"New business models in passenger carriage and a number of prominent rail accidents have brought renewed prominence to... Read More »
Sandia National Laboratories is participating in the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium’s efforts to modernize the U.S.’s electrical grid and using its expertise in grid modernization to take the lead in the area of security and resilience.
“Sandia has decades of experience in... Read More »
In an issue this month for the medical journal Clinical Trials, leading researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), described the series of challenges and lessons learned to prevent future outbreaks.
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As part of a year-in-review process, the Center for Disease Control recently outlined the steps of the Ebola recovery process in the Western African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
While the disease had a deadly impact in 2015, its spread had already diminished. In January 2015,... Read More »
AAP Gateway, a department of the American Association of Pediatrics, released a report for February shedding light onto the ongoing problem regarding medical countermeasures (MCM) during emergencies, disasters and terrorism.
While major outlets that specialize in MCMs have made headway,... Read More »
Spiceworks recently released a new survey of IT security professionals that found that internal end users - employees - are among the greatest threats to network security in the coming year.
The study found that though 80 percent of the organizations surveyed in 2015 had experienced some kind... Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), announced in December that it will be soliciting research proposals to develop technologies for detecting and recovering from cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure.
The agency said that the venture focuses on early attack detection,... Read More »
Worldwide drug manufacturer Merck recently announced that its application for Emergency Use Assessment and Listing (EUAL) for the company’s Ebola Zaire vaccine (V920) has been accepted for review by the World Health Organization.
The EUAL is designed specifically to expedite the availability... Read More »
The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National cheap jerseys Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a device that uses micro-fabricated bioreactors to facilitate the on-demand production of therapeutic proteins for medicines and biopharmaceuticals in an effort to saves lives in remote locations.
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