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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.
The new policy, which calls on scientists to flag their own experiments as DURC, was met with mixed reviews.
GAO (US Government Accountability Office). High-containment laboratories: recent incidents of biosafety lapses. GAO-14-785T. Jul 16, 2014
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