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2015-02-26 16:25:22

New Editorial Board Members Announced BALTIMORE, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism has changed its name to Health Security.

2009-09-23 11:13:00

Majority of funding goes to programs with both biodefense & non-biodefense goals BALTIMORE, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2001, the U.S. government has substantially increased funding toward preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack.

2009-08-05 13:27:00

Similarities Between 2 Pandemics Can Aid in Preparedness and Response BALTIMORE, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. prepares for a resurgence of H1N1 influenza this fall, much can be learned from looking at a previous pandemic that had similar patterns.

2009-06-04 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH), the Center for Biosecurity, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) issued a new analysis today, Pandemic Flu: Lessons From the Frontlines, which found that the initial response to the H1N1 outbreak showed strong coordination and communication and an ability to adapt to changing circumstances from U.S.

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2009-04-24 13:22:16

US hospitals are notably better prepared for disasters than they were before the September 11 attacks, but experts warned Thursday that their medical facilities are still poorly equipped and in need of vast improvement should any catastrophic event like natural disasters or terrorist attacks occur.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.