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Up to 75 Scientists in US Potentially Exposed to Anthrax

As many as 75 scientists working in U.S. government laboratories in the southern U.S. city of Atlanta may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria.   Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the risk of infection seems very low and that those exposed are being monitored or given antibiotics as a precaution against the deadly bacteria.   The exposure occurred when a high-level biosecurity lab failed to properly inactivate the bacteria samples that...

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