86 Potential Anthrax Exposures Identified as Count Continues to Go Up

June 21, 2014 5:27 PM

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Eleven more federal employees in the United States have come forward as people who were potentially exposed to an accidental anthrax outbreak after mishandling live samples in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lab.

On Thursday, the CDC reported the first 75 cases of potential exposure, revealing that these scientists were being monitored very closely for potential signs of the dangerous bacterial infection.

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