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US Bioterror Lab Director Resigns After Anthrax Scare

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the director of the laboratory that released anthrax by mistake last month has left the agency. The CDC said Michael Farrell, the head of its Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory, resigned Tuesday, after a mix-up in June potentially exposed dozens of people to the deadly bacteria. Potentially 80 government lab workers were exposed to anthrax when samples of the bacteria were released before they were...

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