CDC Shuts Down Two Labs Amid Safety IssuesMark Melin
Days after the government revealed the discovery of six forgotten vials of smallpox virus in a laboratory building closet at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden discusses safety problems
Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the labs were temporarily closed as the safety problems were discussed Friday by CDC . . .
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