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JUL 28, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens. Republicans from the House Energy and Commerce Committee said they sent a letter on Monday to the CDC director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, ...

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JUL 25, 2014 - Fox News

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CDC resumes transfers from tuberculosis lab after anthrax mishap

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday lifted a moratorium on transfers of inactivated materials from its clinical tuberculosis laboratory, after a bioterror lab mishap last month potentially exposed workers to live anthrax, prompting the halt of transfers from other high-containment labs

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JUL 25, 2014 - New York Times

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C.D.C. Says Tuberculosis Lab, Shut Amid Exposure Scare, Can Continue Its Work

A moratorium imposed after two accidents at other labs that could have exposed workers to anthrax and H5N1 was lifted because the lab has passed safety inspections and its work is crucial, a spokesman said.

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JUL 24, 2014 - MSNBC

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CDC Reopens One Closed Lab After Anthrax Flub

The CDC opened one of the high-level safety labs closed after an incident last month in which live anthrax samples were mistakenly sent out.

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JUL 24, 2014 - MSNBC

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CDC Lifts Limits on One Lab After Anthrax Flub

The CDC re-opened one of the high-level safety labs closed after an incident last month in which live anthrax samples were mistakenly sent out.

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