Tuesday Jul 15
CDC Mishaps Could Have Been Deadly, Experts Say
The government agency tasked with protecting the public from dangerous diseases has some explaining to do after an anthrax scare, a bird flu mix-up and an unprecedented smallpox discovery.
Blog del Narco: 10 Facts of Drug Lord El Chino Anthraxs Arrest
Jose Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, the "Chinese anthrax" accused of drug trafficking and alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel gunmen on Friday was in court in San Diego this week Arechiga Gamboa, 34, is accused of drug trafficking on the border of Mexico for sale in the United States, specifically conspiracy to import and distribute methamphetamine, ... (more)
Second probe into anthrax breach at fed labs finds major safety lapses
A second U.S. investigation into the anthrax breach at federal laboratories found major safety lapses, from keys left in supposedly locked refrigerators containing anthrax to the use of disinfectants that had passed their use-by dates, according to a document released by lawmakers on Monday.
6 people hospitalized with anthrax poisoning in Hungary
Six people have been hospitalized with anthrax poisoning in Debrecen in eastern Hungary, the head of the Kenezy hospital's contagious diseases section told local wire service MTI on Friday.
Five Ill As Anthrax Found In Hungarian Beef
Five people are being monitored for anthrax symptoms after Hungarian officials reported that the deadly disease has been found in beef.
No sign of anthrax infections after CDC lab incident
Officials say there are no signs anyone got sick from anthrax after a lab safety problem that may have put dozens of workers at risk at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Six persons in Odisha hospital with suspected anthrax symptoms
Koraput: Six persons were being treated for suspected anthrax in Laxmipur area of tribal- dominated Koraput district in Odisha, health officials said today.