From antiquity to modern times, biological agents have been used in warfare and various nefarious uses. My guest today, bioterrorism expert and Senior Lecturer at Western New England University, Lawrence...

On today’s show, I look at some various topics popular in the infectious disease news circles including Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). This story has dominated the news this cycle ever since the cases...

Today it was reported that the Pentagon mail facility received two pieces of mail Monday that initially tested positive for the toxin, ricin. CNN reports that the letters were addressed to Secretary of...

Soligenix, Inc. announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has exercised an option for the evaluation of RiVax®...

Boulder, CO police responded to a report of an 18-year-old man who purposely ingested ricin after manufacturing it in his home in the 900 block of Poplar Place.  The victim died later in the evening at...

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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...