U.S. lab worker possibly exposed to Ebola showing no symptoms: CDC

January 9, 2015 7:29 PM

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - A scientist who may have accidentally been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus last month while working in a lab at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is showing no signs of the illness, the agency's director said on Friday.

CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden said in a conference call that the agency is still investigating the apparent mix-up that occurred Dec. 22 in which a scientist in a high-level biosafety lab mistakenly sent a sample of live virus to a less secure lab in which scientists were not wearing proper protec...

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