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Noun1.biodefence - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agentsbiodefence - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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While the GM tended to turn to experts (infectious disease specialist, economist, biodefence employee, etc.
Troops in North Korea are vaccinated against smallpox, it added, "suggesting either an interest in an offensive biological weapons programme or a biodefence precaution".
To argue that the 2014 West Africa epidemic took the scientific world by surprise is a deliberate effort to exonerate and extricate the role of biodefence funding and Western medical research from creating both the conditions for the epidemiological outbreak and simultaneously condoning its widespread transition.
The field of microfluidics has four parents: molecular analysis, biodefence, molecular biology and microelectronics.
Benecke, "Facility location and multi-modality mass dispensing strategies and emergency response for biodefence and infectious disease outbreaks," International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, vol.
It was, he concludes, simply a case of a dominant ideology ('a fire-power obsession') which made serious consideration of biodefence impossible.
Reportedly, the lead compound in the EV-035 series is the broad-spectrum antibiotic GC-072, which is being developed with US government biodefence funding.
Several vaccines are ready for clinical trials; a number of treatments including ZMapp, a combination of monoclonal antibodies developed by a pharmaceutical and a biodefence company, and RNA interference agents--are also ready for trial.
The transaction will speed up Emergent's expansion by boosting its biodefence offering and by adding fill or finish, manufacturing capabilities to its portfolio, the buyer's CEO, Daniel Abdun-Nabi, said in a statement.
According to Plascon, the paint is formulated using its own biodefence silver technology enhancing its capacity to "protect against harmful bacteria such as E.
7m) in senior secured credit facilities for US biodefence company PharmAthene (NYSEAMEX:PIP).
Division of Parasitology, Department of Pathology and Biodefence, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Nabeshima 5-1-1, Saga 849-8501, Japan; e-mail: motomogi@festa.