Biological Hazard in Russia on February 10 2019 05:08 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Extreme Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20190210-66570-RUS
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time February 10 2019 05:08 AM (UTC)
Last update February 11 2019 07:03 AM (UTC)
Cause of event Climate Change
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Great Damage level
Affected area State wide level : Event affected onestate (province).

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country Russia
County / State Arkhangelsk Oblast
Area Novaya Zemlya Island-wide
Settlement
Coordinate 74.17, 56.76
Open Location Code: CH6R5QF4+5J   Jump here

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 Naimal invasion (polar bear)
Infected person(s) 0
Species Animal
Status Confirmed
Symptomes