Thursday, June 27, 2013

You won't hear this on TV: Biological Hazard

This is the first posting of the new series "You won't hear this on TV" here on Zombies Can't Love.

I will be bringing you simple reports of events going on throughout the world which are not being reported on in the mass media. Things I find bizarre, interesting, weird or important.

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Tuesday, 18 June, 2013 at 04:26 (04:26 AM) UTC
Biological Hazard
State of New York

Affected is unknown.
Unidentified disease (non-fatal)
biohazard level: 4/4 Hazardous

Authorities say they still haven’t determined what caused six U.S. border agents to require decontamination and medical attention after inspecting a vehicle at a crossing in northern New York. Customs and Border Protection officials say two officers were examining a 2002 BMW around 6 a.m. Saturday at the Champlain crossing when they began to feel ill. Four other officers who went to help them didn’t become sick. State and local hazardous materials teams responded. Officials say all six officers were decontaminated on site and taken to the hospital in Plattsburgh. They were later released. Clinton County emergency services officials say Monday they still don’t know what caused the two officers to become ill. State police say a New Hampshire man who was driving the car faces minor marijuana and methamphetamine possession charges.

Biohazard description: Viruses and bacteria that cause severe to fatal disease in humans, and for which vaccines or other treatments are not available, such as Bolivian and Argentine hemorrhagic fevers, H5N1(bird flu), Dengue hemorrhagic fever, Marburg virus, Ebola virus, hantaviruses, Lassa fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, and other hemorrhagic or unidentified diseases. When dealing with biological hazards at this level the use of a Hazmat suit and a self-contained oxygen supply is mandatory. The entrance and exit of a Level Four biolab will contain multiple showers, a vacuum room, an ultraviolet light room, autonomous detection system, and other safety precautions designed to destroy all traces of the biohazard. Multiple airlocks are employed and are electronically secured to prevent both doors opening at the same time. All air and water service going to and coming from a Biosafety Level 4 (P4) lab will undergo similar decontamination procedures to eliminate the possibility of an accidental release.

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