CDC promises new independent safety advisory panel this week

July 25, 2014 7:04 AM

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Head of CDC bioterror lab resigns in wake of safety, security breaches at agency. In wake of anthrax accident he had been reassigned, CDC says.(Photo : James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

In an apparent effort to improve what has been viewed as lax and risky security practices in government laboratories, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is set to announce a new safety advisory panel later this week.

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