Tag: "bioterror" at medical news
New Inhalation Anthrax Vaccine
...on and soldiers at war in the event of // a deadly bioterror
attack. Scientists have developed a powdered form of the vaccine that could potentially be inhaled through the nose, thus eliminating needle injections. The new formulation is based on an anthrax recombinant protective antigen (rPA), a genetically e...
The Novel Cut and Splice Method Is Used To Recognize Different Microbes
...s and distinguish harmless bacteria from potential bioterror
weapons. Daniel (Niels) van der Lelie, lead author of the study said that it is very important to understand the role of microbes in global cycles, their metabolic capabilities and identify potential threats to human health. He said that culturing ...
Rhode Island Biotechnology Company Develops Tularemia Vaccine
...nsidered to be one of the most dangerous potential bioterror
agents. This vaccine project was funded by a BioDefense Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The animal studies...
New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon
...unding the alarm. An Interpol official warned of a bioterror
threat, based on evidence from captured terrorists. And the CIA has listed TB as a potential bioterror
weapon. Deadly new outbreaks have recently been reported in England and South Africa. A recent AP ...