Biohazard Suit

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A positive-pressurised, self-contained suit with a battery-powered air supply used in fieldwork with extreme biohazards—Biosafety Level 4 organisms.
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We were in post production at the time of September 11 and the anthrax scares and we were seeing people in biohazard suits everywhere.
Wearing biohazard suits and marking the field with giant syringes, the protesters warned that open-air field trials of genetically engineered (GE) pharmaceutical crops pose unacceptable risks to the food supply and the environment.
This week the watchdog agency also cited flaws in the Pentagon's count of protective biohazard suits for its troops.
The desert is littered with the bodies of hundreds of Iraqi soliders - their faces covered in lesions - as the men disembark wearing biohazard suits.
One compares the Center for Disease Control inspectors, dressed in biohazard suits, to those in E.
PRATICA DI MARE AIR BASE, Italy -- The patient, a slight woman in her 30s, lay motionless on the stretcher as a half-dozen men in biohazard suits transferred her from a C-27J cargo plane into an ambulance and then into a mobile hospital isolation ward, never once breaking the plastic seal encasing her.
Further investigation of his checked luggage turned up a "pyrotechnic smoke grenade," along with a hatchet, knives, a gas mask, biohazard suits and body bags, it added.
It is understood there were two arrests when more than a hundred demonstrators dressed in white biohazard suits breached police lines at the Gogarburn HQ at around 5pm on Sunday.
Donning biohazard suits to exhume the behemoth's smelly remains, the experts estimated Hogzilla was 8ft long and weighed about 57st.
Within seconds a bunch of heavily armed figures in biohazard suits have come crashing through the windows, demanding she reports.