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The DoD has made only 18 of 35 proposed changes designed to enhance lab security, the report says.
Besides leading smallpox eradication, Henderson is also known for his role in shaping public health education and for instilling passion for solving infectious disease problems.
Also, a Nature editorial says the DoD's anthrax missteps highlight regulation inequalities.
The transfer of potentially live B anthracis by an Army lab involved 575 shipments in 10 years, an official said.
A report points to faulty inactivation of Bacillus anthracis spores and inadequate testing.
As the CDC orders a comprehensive review, the DoD blames a lack of scientific consensus for its release of live Bacillus anthracis.
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.
In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.
The CDC says some lab workers can discontinue antibiotic treatment and vaccination.
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