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The CDC says some lab workers can discontinue antibiotic treatment and vaccination.
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.
Their consensus statement calls for better tools to weigh risks and benefits.
The hearing revealed systemic problems and worries about the safety culture of lab workers.
The NSABB chair says delays in developing a DURC policy have been to blame.
Journal editors call for specific steps, while the ASM said it wants the NAS to weigh the risks and benefits.
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