CDC Hit With Potentially Largest Anthrax Incident Ever

June 20, 2014 7:06 PM

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CDC Hit With Potentially Largest Anthrax Incident Ever

About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria this month because of a safety problem at some of its labs in Atlanta, the federal agency revealed Thursday.

At least 52 workers are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may have accidentally exposed them to anthrax.

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