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A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerous lapses at federal health facilities, including one that led to the potential exposure of 84 people to live anthrax.
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Why We Can't Have Nice Things, no. 2,594: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has temporarily closed labs where more than 60 researchers might have been exposed to anthrax.
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At least two of the vials employees at the National Institutes of Health found in an unused storage room earlier this month contain viable samples of the deadly smallpox virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pinata with a shotgun.
With worries about the looming threat of antibiotics that no longer work, the Government is putting millions of pounds into a Cambridge project.
CDC said a second accident occurred earlier this year when a culture of non-pathogenic bird flu had been cross-contaminated with the highly virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu before being shipped to a USDA facility.
It's the biggest aggregation of anchovies seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.
Today: Yahoo picks up an Israeli video startup, Salesforce agrees to buy Palo Alto big-data startup RelateIQ for $390 million, and Microsoft scoops up a San Jose company.
Shire Plc on Friday confirmed it has held a meeting with U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc to discuss AbbVie's takeover bid for the Dublin-based maker of drugs for rare diseases.
Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.
Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.
It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... This 1975 file electronmicrograph from the Centers for Disease Control shows the smallpox virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place.
The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that the agency says its $34 million contract with Charles River Laboratories International Inc. will end Sept.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 03:47 pm
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