The Living Threat – BIO

Suspicious package found at Indonesian Embassy in Australia, Hazmat team called in

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/ A suspicious package with white powder found at the Indonesian Embassy in Australia’s capital of Canberra led to a Hazmat team being called in, according to media reports. The police were called about the incident at the embassy, in Yarralumla in Canberra’s south, at 10.50am local time, reported ABC News. The package contained white powder, and was found ...

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Hazmat responds to Ebola scare at south Forsyth motel

According to www.forsythnews.com SOUTH FORSYTH — A woman who had recently traveled out of the country was taken to Northside Hospital-Forsyth on Monday afternoon after the county’s hazardous materials and decontaminations units responded to unconfirmed reports that she exhibited symptoms of the Ebola virus. No information has been released on the woman’s identity or whether she is a Forsyth County ...

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Threatening letter with powder opened at Boulder JCC

According to 9News out of BOULDER – Boulder Fire is responding to a hazmat situation at the Boulder Jewish Community Center at 3800 Kalmia Avenue. According to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, a letter containing a message that said “your (sic) have enemies,” and containing a white powder was opened on Monday. The JCC called the authorities. When deputies arrived ...

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Ebola puts new focus on PPE by Health Care Providers

The arrival of the Ebola virus in the US last fall caught the healthcare community by surprise and unprepared. A single case diagnosed in Dallas, TX, followed by the cases of two healthcare providers connected to the original case, dramatically illustrated this reality. The analysis and criticism from the media coverage of those events did not help to resolve or ...

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White powder triggers hazmat scare in Littleton

Reposted from:  http://www.wcvb.com/ LITTLETON, Mass. —A Littleton business owner triggers a hazmat response after receiving a threatening letter containing white powder, and then bringing it to the police department on Tuesday evening. The owner of ProChem on Great Road brought the letter to the Littleton Police Department around 4:25 p.m. and was immediately told to leave the building. The incident ...

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Nurse Sues Dallas Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola

Reposted from Dallas Morning News By Caroline Bankoff Follow @teamcaroline As panic over Ebola swept the United States last fall, Nina Pham became the American face of the disease. Pham, a 26-year-old nurse,contracted the virus while caringfor Ebola-stricken Thomas Eric Duncan at Dallas’s Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Her plight was highly publicized: animal lovers worried that her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel would be ...

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Powdery envelope prompts Hazmat response at L.A. courthouse

From: POSTED BY JOHN SCHREIBER ON FEBRUARY 19, 2015 IN CRIME Some suspicious envelopes, including one containing a powdery substance, prompted a hazardous materials investigation at a downtown Los Angeles courthouse Thursday, but no threat was found, authorities said. A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department hazardous materials team responded about 9:30 a.m. to the Stanley Mosk Courthouse at 111 N. ...

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Hazmat crews investigate suspicious envelopes

REposted from Burbank Leader February 18, 2015 | 4:27 p.m. Hazardous materials crews were investigating two envelopes containing a white substance that arrived at the Burbank Courthouse on Wednesday addressed to two judges, authorities said. Around 1:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to the Burbank Courthouse, located at 300 E. Olive Ave., where the envelopes had been mailed, said Burbank ...

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White powder sent to Supreme Court deemed ‘not hazardous’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After a staffer at the Tennessee Supreme Court opened an envelope containing a suspicious white powder, officials have deemed it “not hazardous.” Brian Haas, the Public Information Officer with the Nashville Fire Department, told News 2 the three people who came into contact with the substance have since been decontaminated. The powder was sent to a ...

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Sick traveler who worked with Ebola patients taken to Hackensack University Medical Center – News – NorthJersey.com

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