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Smallpox discovered sitting
in Maryland storage room

Washington Post, by Mark Berman

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Posted By:Drive, 7/8/2014 2:51:47 PM

Today in smallpox, apparently: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that employees at the National Institutes of Health found some vials containing smallpox sitting in a laboratory storage room in Bethesda. These vials were labeled “variola,” which the CDC calls “the severe and most common form of smallpox,” so that’s reassuring. The vials were discovered last week in an unused part of a storage room inside a laboratory operated by the Food and Drug Administration, the CDC said in a news release. They were found by employees preparing to move the lab, which has been operated by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/8/2014 4:15:39 PM     (No. 9915623)

Now let´s hope they make a list of everyone who has had access to that storage room for a long, long time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/8/2014 4:31:45 PM     (No. 9915651)

Combining this with the last week story of the Japanese Professor at University of Wisconsin who has mutated a flu virus so that it is entirely proof against all human immune protections is kind of spooky. We have to ask, Why? and, Why now?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jhpeters2, 7/8/2014 4:43:06 PM     (No. 9915666)

The false spin about genetically modified food is nothing compared to this. The FDA could be already tampering with the food supply with diseases.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: HicksvilleKid59, 7/8/2014 6:16:27 PM     (No. 9915785)

I´m sure they know that there were no more than 16 vials put there.

The government doesn´t make mistakes like that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 7/8/2014 6:18:13 PM     (No. 9915788)

The only thing the government can do effectively is to write regulations for the taxpayers to abide by.

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