Biological Hazard in USA on February 25 2016 08:36 AM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160225-52228-USA
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time February 25 2016 08:36 AM (UTC)
Last update February 25 2016 08:56 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level
Affected area Local events : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent North-America
Country USA
County / State State of Deleware
Area Howard R. Young Correctional Institution
Settlement Wilmington
Coordinate 39° 44.481,75° 31.915

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 2/4 - Medium
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that cause only mild disease to humans, or are difficult to contract via aerosol in a lab setting, such as hepatitis A, B, and C, influenza A, Lyme disease, salmonella, mumps, measles, scrapie, dengue fever, and HIV. "Routine diagnostic work with clinical specimens can be done safely at Biosafety Level 2, using Biosafety Level 2 practices and procedures. Research work (including co-cultivation, virus replication studies, or manipulations involving concentrated virus) can be done in a BSL-2 (P2) facility, using BSL-3 practices and procedures. Virus production activities, including virus concentrations, require a BSL-3 (P3) facility and use of BSL-3 practices and procedures", see Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents.
Disease, agent name Flu (outbreak)
Infected person(s) 0
Species Human
Status confirmed
Symptomes