CDC: A Dozen Being Assessed for Ebola Exposure

December 25, 2014 11:08 PM

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A lab technician was possibly exposed to the Ebola virus in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory in Atlanta, Ga., on Monday, and up to a dozen more scientists are now being assessed.

The CDC said that the exposure risk took place when a sample of the deadly virus was mistakenly moved from a high security area to one with lower security protocols, where scientists and lab technicians could come come in contact with it, the Washington Post reported.

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