Atlanta CDC Director Reassigned Amid Anthrax Exposure Controversy

June 23, 2014 5:03 PM

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Atlanta CDC Director Reassigned Amid Anthrax Exposure Controversy

The director in charge of the Centers for Disease Control laboratory in Atlanta, where more than 80 scientists may have been exposed to anthrax, has been reassigned, according to Reuters.

Two anonymous sources from the CDC told Reuters that “Michael Farrell, head of the CDC’s Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory, has been reassigned as the agency investigates the incident.” In addition to the reassignment, the CDC handed control of the investigation over to the...

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