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Pandora Report: 4.20.2018

Summer Workshop on Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Global Health Security: From Anthrax to Zika The early-bird registration discount deadline is fast approaching, so make sure you’re signed up for the workshop on all things health...


Tracerco Launch Extended PED Range

Tracerco, part of the FTSE100 company, Johnson Matthey Plc, has added to its award-winning range of radiation monitors with two new Personal Electronic Dosimeters (PEDs) – the PED-ER and PED-ER+. With an extended dose...


An Afternoon with ASPR – Dr. Robert Korch and Dr. Dana Perkins

Anthony Falzarano, GMU Biodefense graduate student Last week, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine held another event in their monthly series on biological, chemical and health security issues. This luncheon – consisting...


Belgian firms prosecuted over Syria chemical exports

Three Belgian companies are being prosecuted for exporting chemicals to Syria, one of which could be used in the production of sarin gas. The firms say they acted with the seeming consent of Belgian...


India signs defence agreements with Britain and Sweden

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s European tour has resulted in a number of agreements being made between the premier and his Swedish and British counterparts, signalling that India may be advancing in selections of...


Rest in Peace Mr. Katsunori Imai

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Mr. Katsunori Imai, Executive Director of Security for the Tokyo Organizing Committee Olympic Games 2020. On behalf of the CBRNe Society, we...


CBRNe events at Eurosatory 2018 exhibition

The CBRNe domain will be presented by several events at EUROSATORY exhibition with a special highlight on June 12 and 13, 2018 June 12, 2018 Tabletop Exercise on CBRNe complex situations (two scenarios of...


CFSAN Pathogen Detection Challenge Ending Soon

There are only two days left to complete the CFSAN Pathogen Detection Challenge. Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), the challenge calls on...


Pakistan test-fires enhanced version of Babur cruise missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired what it described as an enhanced-range version of its indigenously developed Babur cruise missile on 14 April, according to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR): the media wing of the...

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