Earlier this week, we reported on the arrests of of two terror suspects in Kenya, part of an extremist cell of medics loyal to ISIS who had plans of an anthrax attack in the country. This followed other...

Bioterrorism and biodefense is a topic that seems to sit under the radar; however, it is there and always remains a concern. There is a long history of intentional release or dissemination of biological...

THE NEW OUTBREAK IN SIBERIA SHOWS HOW WE ARE NOT PREPARED The medical history of the world is full of deadly diseases which have been destructive for the people and which have humiliated the whole mankind....

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) worked with local, state and federal partners this week to investigate an abnormal test result from routine air monitoring conducted in the Twin Cities metropolitan...

The first blood test for anthrax that could show results within minutes at a doctor’s office or emergency room will take the final steps in development with support from the U.S. Department of Health...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Anthim (obiltoxaximab) injection to treat inhalational anthrax in combination with appropriate antibacterial drugs. Anthim is also approved to prevent inhalational...

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The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the Assistant Attorney General for National Security announced last week the sentencing of a New York man for attempting to acquire ricin...

MODERN HUMAN BOMBS The Biological weapon is not a new category of security challenges; it is a fact which follows the history of warfare since the early ages of mankind. The world’s evidence is a full...

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), as early as five months ago, was implicated at least in planning to use bioweapons to strike terror. You may remember last summer, an ISIS laptop was found...

Weapons of mass destruction have been always considered as the worst weapons ever, especially if we analyze the possible effects of biological and chemical terrorism. People cannot be prepared enough for...