Scientists work to find out if CDC employees have been exposed to anthrax

June 27, 2014 10:49 PM

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Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working to determine whether the procedure they used to kill anthrax may have killed the deadly virus before it was sent to other labs.

According to NY Times, the incident occurred when one of the most secure labs that the CDC is in charge of slipped up. They failed to inactivate the virus completely before sending it to a less-secure lab.

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