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Pentagon: Live Anthrax Accidentally Sent to Labs in US, S Korea

The Pentagon said Wednesday that a U.S. military laboratory in the state of Utah accidentally sent live anthrax spores to civilian commercial labs in nine states and a military lab in South Korea. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steven Warren sought to reassure the American public, saying there was no known risk and no suspected or confirmed cases of infection in lab workers. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control was investigating. Warren said the Pentagon had stopped shipping anthrax spores...

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