US: 35 hospitals designated as Ebola treatment centers

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The U.S is bracing to deal with Ebola. An increasing number of U.S. hospitals are now equipped to treat patients with Ebola, giving nationwide...

Portable 15-Minute Ebola Virus Test Trials in Guinea

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British health charity The Wellcome Trust recently announced that a new 15-minute Ebola virus test will become available on a trial basis in Guinea...

iHLS TV Weekly Report – Chinese Laser, Hackers vex FBI, Emergency...

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Register to iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (2 December 2014): Chinese military officials have deployed a highly accurate laser defense system Private industry experts...

Scientists identify weak spots in Ebola’s defenses

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the...

iHLS TV – Ebola sensor, Self-healing computers, the Chinese civilian UAV...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (18 November 2014): Low-cost Ebola sensor Self-healing computers: next step in fighting hackers The Chinese civilian UAV market Morocco to assist UAE...

How Can Technology Fight Ebola in Off-the-Grid

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“You have very little cellphone coverage,” said Steven Van Roekel, chief innovation officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “You have unreliable power...

DOD civilians can opt out of the Ebola quarantine

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Defense civilian workers deployed to West Africa can choose one of two options upon their departure from Ebola-stricken countries, if they do not show...

UC Santa Cruz Professor Builds Model of Low-Cost Ebola Sensor

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A quick, low-cost test for Ebola may be available within a few years, thanks to UC Santa Cruz researcher Ahmet Ali Yanik. Similar to...

iHLS TV – Cyber task force, new UASs, laser-guided artillery shell,...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (11 November 2014): The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force: NCIJTF New UASs: SpyLite mini and BlueBird Raytheon is testing a new laser-guided...

The US Army will provide Wi-Fi in West Africa for the...

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The Defense Department has started to beef up systems needed to support troops and nongovernmental organizations engaged in the Ebola fight in West Africa,...

The understated role of the Air Force in the battle against...

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With so much misinformation circulating about the scale and domestic danger of the Ebola threat, less attention has been paid to the U.S. military’s...

iHLS TV – The FBIs Next Gen system, airborne intelligence, India’s...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (4 November 2014): The FBIs Next Gen system Airborne intelligence India's defense deal Gun violence in the US Bio-hazard protective gear

Travelers from Ebola-affected nations restricted to 5 U.S. airports

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The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that travelers from three West African Ebola-affected countries will now be required to enter the...

The US military is intensifying the fight against Ebola

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A 30-person team of medical specialists training at Fort Sam Houston in Texas are expected to wrap up on Saturday, DOD spokesman Lt. Col. Tom Crosson...

iHLS TV – Ebola possibly weaponized, Safe City projects, next gen...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (28 October 2014): Ebola possibly weaponized Safe City projects US next generation bunker-buster bombs New Hovermast unveiled Euclid antenna pedestals

Robots can be used to fight Ebola in Africa

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How does the United States allow health workers to help West Africa while minimizing their risk? One answer that the White House may be...

FEMA preparing for possible shortages of bio-hazard gear as Ebola fears...

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The Obama administration is looking into evoking the Defense Production Act to stem possible shortages of bio-hazard protective gear as fears of an Ebola...

Quarantines among legal tools available if Ebola outbreak widens

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Questions about the U.S. government’s legal authority to contain the Ebola virus are increasing, even as federal officials attempt to keep public panic at...

Mounting international effort against Ebola

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Reports of expanding international aid to West Africa in the wake of rising Ebola death toll and the spread of the disease are hailing...

US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

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Monrovia, Liberia: Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world's...

Troops fighting Ebola will earn up to $400 extra per month

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Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group set up tents for a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola on October 8...

Fighting Ebola using drones

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the Center of Disease Control both estimate that the death toll due to Ebola might exceed...

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