In mid-October, the Indonesian police discovered that a terrorist group had plotted a suicide attack using a bomb that contained the abrin poison in Cirebon, West Java. Police seized 310 grams of rosary pea seeds - the main ingredient of abrin.
Japan's Health Ministry said that antidote auto-injections by non-medical professionals will be permitted should toxic agents be dispersed in a terrorist attack. This is in preparation for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
This report discusses the public health capabilities necessarry to respond to biological incidents.
This report analyzes biological incidents which have occurred over the past several decades, including the Rajneesh Cult salmonella poisoning, Larry Wayne Harris’ purchase of plague bacteria, the Aum Shinrikyo cult anthrax dissemination and the Anthrax Letter attacks of 2001.
Microbial forensics is the application of scientific techniques to characterize microbial evidence of bioterrorism, bio-crime, or an unintentional release of a microbial agent or toxin.
There is a long history of using biological agents in warfare and for nefarious purposes.
The Nissan stadium, home to the Tennessee Titans, is going to be the home for CBRNe Convergence 2019. This is the 12th year we have run the event, and we have been to a range of amazing venues, but it will take a lot to beat the home ground in Music City! Three days of CBRNE excellence, with speakers from around the world, will be joined by the largest CBRNE exhibition in North America and a live demo done by Nashville responders.
An event designed for individuals tasked with preparing counter terrorism strategies for HVE. With speakers from around the world that have managed HVE and all elements examined, pre and post incident, Interdicting and disrupting attacks, minimising casualties and safeguarding evidence. Perfectly timed for preparation for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship as this event is being hosted in 12 stadia across Europe.
Federal prosecutors on Thursday, March 07, charged a 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife with preparing a severe act of violence over a plot to use the toxin ricin to carry out a biological attack in Germany.
The Tunisian counter-terrorism agencies have revealed in their preliminary investigations that the envelopes delivered to politicians, journalists and syndicate members contained the Anthrax toxin.