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CDC monitoring worker for Ebola exposure after lab mishap
CDC monitoring worker for Ebola exposure after lab mishap

A technician at a government laboratory in Atlanta is being monitored for exposure to Ebola after material that may have contained the live virus was mistakenly moved between labs, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. In a statement emailed to reporters, the CDC acknowledged that an error had been made in moving the sample, which was from an experiment. The material was moved from a BSL-4 lab, the highest level of security for the contagious virus, to a BSL-2 lab on a sealed plate. But the move should not have been done at all, the agency said. The CDC said one person, who has no symptoms, is being monitored for 21 days, the normal period to watch...

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