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The lab worker was infected after a needlestick injury, despite receiving the vaccine 10 months prior.
With Wisconsin now affected, experts ponder what's causing the historic outbreak on numerous Midwestern farms.
New report says sizable share of lab workers are afraid to report safety lapses and CDC risks losing its credibility.
Two experts cite a perceived lack of public and global input, as well as potential conflict of interest.
For the first time this year, all 3 nations see an increase in cases, while the CDC reports on a December lab incident.
Mishandling of lab material that may have contained live virus follows other CDC safety lapses earlier in the year.
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