Worker at Tulane exposed to bioterror bacteria

March 12, 2015 6:07 PM

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Worker at Tulane exposed to bioterror bacteria

A researcher at the Tulane National Primate Research Center near New Orleans may have been exposed to a potentially lethal bioterror bacteria.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the possible exposure to CBS News, but it remains unclear how the bacteria, burkholderia pseudomallei, could have been released from the high-security lab. The CDC also confirmed that several rhesus monkeys at the facility also came in contact...

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