Scientists used advanced genomic sequencing technology to identify a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Outbreak News Today Bioterrorism at the salad bar: 30 years ago in US history Outbreak News Today Bioterrorism has made the news the past couple days after the discovery that an ISIS terror group laptop contained among other things, a diabolical…
Scientists develop hand-held DNA sequencer for infectious diseases Healio The device, dubbed “Freedom4,” was independently tested at the New Zealand Institute of Environmental and Scientific Research on a variety of infectious diseases, including…
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Buried in a Dell computer captured in Syria are lessons for making bubonic plague bombs and missives on using weapons of mass destruction. But after hours upon hours of scrolling through the documents, it became clear that the ISIS laptop contains more than the typical propaganda and instruction manuals used by jihadists. The documents also suggest that the laptop’s owner was teaching himself about the use of biological weaponry, in preparation for a potential attack that would have shocked the world.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement regarding a roadmap to scale up the international response to the Ebola viruses disease outbreak: The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within six to nine months, while…
Update, Aug. 28, 2014: The White House tells Science Insider that while it will request an inventory of pathogens, it will not ask labs to “suspend” their work. The headline on this post has been updated, and the original text appears below. The U.S. government is planning to request that…