Posts Tagged ‘hazardous’

02-hist-05-l

What they do regularly in secret will shock you.

Accidents in Germ Labs and the Ebola Pandemic

More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose significant or bioterror risks to people and agriculture were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012,

Ludwig said researchers at the facility will likely start out working on vaccines for filoviruses such as Ebola and Marburg, as well as new anthrax vaccines.

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The facility will have the capability to produce viruses in aerosolized form that would simulate a potential biological attack on the test animals.