"Research is currently on hold," USAMRIID
said in a statement.
Research conducted at USAMRIID
leads to vaccines, drugs, diagnostics and training programs that protect both warfighters and civilians.
The capabilities of USAMRIID
include a special pathogens laboratory where clinical or environmental samples can be submitted for identification.
The data used to support the findings of these studies were generated under funding from the Joint Science and Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense of the Defense Threat and Reduction Agency to USAMRIID
and Ichor Medical Systems, and so cannot be made freely available.
Public Health Service, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Defense Logistics Agency, Naval Medical Research Center, HHS, USAMRIID
, and the NIH.
(71) One approach that the military has taken to promote voluntary participation in research is to establish special units from which to draw subjects, beginning with Operation Whitecoat, in which 2,300 Seventh-Day Adventist Church conscientious objectors between 1954 and 1973 participated in 137 protocols to develop vaccines and treatments for Q fever, tuleremia, various viral encephalitides, Rift Valley fever virus, sand fly fever and plague, (72) and continuing with the Medical Research Volunteer Subjects program using the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID
) troops recruited from "Medic School 91B" at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID
) for intensive care unit-level patient care under full BSL-4 biocontainment conditions.
Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID
) demonstrated that Ebola could be transmitted in an aerosolized form, but their research is not based on realistic scenarios.
Biomedical researchers working with the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID
) and partly funded by the US Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Project Manager Transformational Medical Technologies (JPMTMT) Office, have been developing preventative and curative drugs to combat any possible bioterror threat from EVD and other viruses.
said last week there were 14 accidents in total involving personnel in full-body protective suits in 2012.
of Infectious Diseases, Department of Defense, "USAMRIID
Bruce Ivins of the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID
) at Fort Detrick, Maryland, had produced and mailed the anthrax spores.