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By Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says the number of laboratories that received shipments of live anthrax samples has grown to 68, including one in the United Kingdom.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Live anthrax was shipped to 51 labs across the country and to three foreign nations. That's a larger number than previously disclosed by the Pentagon, and there could be more. Judy Woodruff talks to Nancy Youssef of The Daily Beast.
By PBS NewsHour
At least 51 laboratories in 17 states and three foreign countries received potentially live anthrax spores from the Defense Department over the past decade, and the number is likely to grow, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that he will find out who was responsible for the mistaken shipments of live anthrax to 11 U.S. states and two countries and will "hold them accountable."…
The Army's top general says human error probably was not a factor in the inadvertent shipping of live anthrax to research laboratories.
Safety and security problems put the head of the Centers for Disease Control under the microscope at a House hearing. Lawmakers questioned Dr. Thomas Frieden over concerns such as workers being exposed to live strains of anthrax and avian flu…
By Diane Jeanty
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are calling for a change in the safety culture at the agency after multiple incidents regarding the mishandling of dangerous biological materials.
In our news wrap Thursday, Republicans in the House voted in California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to be the next majority leader, filling a void left by Rep. Eric Cantor. Also, as many as 75 government scientists at a Centers for…
By Ariel Min
The Centers for Disease Control reported Thursday that as many as 75 scientists may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria, a rare but serious infectious disease found naturally in soil. While nobody is actually infected, they’re being offered…
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