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The lab, completed in 2008 but held up over challenges, cleared two more obstacles yesterday.
Testing to determine whether the vials contain live virus will take 2 weeks, the CDC said.
In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.
Almost half of the board's voting members learned they will soon be replaced.
The NSABB chair says delays in developing a DURC policy have been to blame.
The new policy, which calls on scientists to flag their own experiments as DURC, was met with mixed reviews.
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