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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.
In its report on flu sample cross-contamination today, the CDC detailed departures from best practices and reporting delays.
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.
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