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Thursday Aug 28 | Information Technology

Preventing the Spread of Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases - EPA...

Zimek announced today the release of the EPA's approval for an antimicrobial product to be used in the company's patented rapid decontamination fogging and micro-misting system.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, FEMA, US News, US Military, US Army, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fri Aug 22, 2014

DC Military

Fort Detrick Night at the Keys

The Fort Detrick Color Guard kicked off the start of the Frederick Keys baseball game Thursday, Aug. 7, in Frederick, Maryland, with the presentation of the colors.

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Related Topix: US Army, Frederick, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Standard

Why horses in CNY are better protected than people against deadly EEE virus

There is a vaccine to protect horses against the deadly Eastern equine encephalitis mosquito-borne virus threatening Central New York, but nothing better than bug spray for people.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, James Walsh, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, US Military, US Army, Oswego County, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Detrick lab to study Ebola treatment

USAMRIID spokeswoman Caree Vander Linden said a study this fall will be designed to determine the ideal dose of a drug called ZMapp, produced by San Diego-based Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. ZMapp is a mix of three specially engineered antibodies grown inside tobacco plants.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Merced, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Army ambassadors connect with Frederick community

Hundreds of tiny striped fish swim around in plastic tubs in a teal-tinted room in an Army research lab at Fort Detrick.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

In 1989, a monkey house in the town of Reston was the site of an outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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Sunherald.com

25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

Americans' introduction to the Ebola virus came 25 years ago in an office park near Washington Dulles International Airport, a covert crisis that captivated the public only years later when it formed the basis of a bestselling book.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Reston, VA, US Military, US Army, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ABC News

25 Years Ago, a Different Ebola Outbreak in Va.

It had all the makings of a public-health horror story: an outbreak of a wildly deadly virus on the doorstep of the nation's capital, with dozens of lab monkeys dead, multiple people testing positive, and no precedent in this country on how to contain it.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Reston, VA, US Military, US Army

Fri Aug 08, 2014

DC Military

Fort Detrick Among the Best in Frederick County

Pictured above: Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho, Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, stands with other winners of the Best Places to Work in 2014 during the awards ceremony Aug. 5 at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Army, Frederick County, MD, Frederick, MD

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Miami Herald

Guantánamo-bound MRI machine redirected to Maryland

From left: Mario Saavedra, Michael Saavedra and Antonio Balestena own Bullseye Powder Coating, which sand-blasts and coats metal surfaces such as car rims, fencing, patio furniture and more.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Navy, US News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

AlertNet

Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental drugs

With hundreds of patients in Africa suffering the devastating effects of Ebola, health experts are scrambling to determine which drugs might offer the best experimental treatment, and researchers are being pressed by government officials to speed up their work.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Infectious Diseases

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Forbes.com

BioWar Lab Develops Cure For Ebola

A top US biological-warfare unit is developing a cure for the deadly Ebola virus and could have it in the field within two years.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Army, US Military

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