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U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens.
President Ken Falk rattles off the jobs of each of his relatives, from his sister Carol Dick, who serves as office manager and bookkeeper, to her husband, Paul Dick, who is vice-president of sales, to his grand-nephew, Jordan Dick, who works in web design and marketing, and Jordan's wife, Katie Dick, who supervises the farm's latest enterprise, an ... (more)
Operations can resume at a government tuberculosis laboratory in Atlanta that was shut down this month as part of a moratorium on handling dangerous microbes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Chains that were negatively impacted by consumer fears surrounding excessive use of antibiotics by chicken suppliers and an outbreak of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza in 2013 recently reported a recovery in sales trends.
CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC.
Antibiotic resistance could bring about the "next pandemic," turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Tuesday.
MCD ) has become a distant thought for the food lovers in China post the fresh uncovering of a food safety scandal there.
South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, a provincial government said on Thursday.
In 2010, South Korean health officials wearing protective gears prepare to slaughter pigs at a farm where the foot-and-mouth disease was found in Ganghwa Island, South Korea.
Each manufacturer has agreed to supply no less than 300,000 doses. If required by the government, Sinovac may deliver additional vaccines.
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council withdrew a yellow travel advisory for Guangdong Province in southern China Wednesday, after health authorities lowered an H7N9 epidemic alert for that area.
NanoViricides, Inc. reports that its President, Dr. Anil Diwan, was invited to participate in the 29th Annual Chief Executive of the Year Gala Reception & Dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reviewing all of its laboratories to determine if too many facilities have access to dangerous pathogens, the agency's director said Tuesday.
InDevR, a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it has received an SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to expand application of its new vaccine potency assay to pandemic influenza vaccines.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 07:47 am
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