CDC Lab Worker Believed to Be at Low Risk of Contracting Ebola

December 26, 2014 10:55 PM

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(ATLANTA) — A lab worker for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who may have been accidentally exposed to the Ebola virus earlier this week, is believed to be at low risk of contracting the disease.

On Wednesday, the CDC said that a small amount of material from an experiment involving live Ebola virus was transported to a lab that it should not have been. Only one lab worker processed the material — others who entered the lab were assessed. It was determined that those workers did not require ...

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