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North Korea continues testing its new SRBM systems

Images released by North Korea’s state-run media show that Pyongyang continues testing the short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) systems it unveiled last year, with the country launching on 29 March two SRBMs from what appeared...


Abbott Receives EUA for Rapid Point-of-Care COVID-19 Diagnostic

Abbott today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), delivering positive results...


The New Coronavirus as a Weapon?

The possibility that extremist groups may deliberately spread COVID-19 should not be ignored. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Coronavirus latest: at a glance

(The Guardian) – Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include: The British prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is exhibiting “mild symptoms”. Johnson, 55, said he was now...


Aircraft Carrier Outbreak Sends Troops Scrambling

Story from Daily Beast U.S. Navy and Marine Corps service members in Guam were ordered on Wednesday to break their own quarantine to set up makeshift shelters for U.S. troops coming off a nuclear-powered...


Pandora Report: 3.27.2020

Welcome to your weekly source for all things health security! While Italy is struggling with a high COVID-19 death rate, here’s a bit of good news- the last Ebola patient was discharged in the...


Covid-19 national security events – 27 March 2020

Americas Argentina – Infrastructure building – 26 March 2020: The Argentine army built a field hospital at a sports centre in La Plata amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Argentina – Infrastructure building – 26 March...


Coronavirus: at a glance

(The Guardian) – Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include: Global infections rose to more than 470,000 and deaths passed 21,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker. Mainland China and Hong...


DHS Initiating Crucial Research to Mitigate COVID-19

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, and methods to prevent...

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