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CDC addresses lab safety problems

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July 11, 2014
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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. (July 11) Video provided by AP


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