CDC Director Reassigned Amid Anthrax Scare

Published 06/23 2014 09:16PM

Updated 06/23 2014 09:18PM

The director of the Bioterror Lab at the Centers for Disease Control is reassigned. The move follows a potentially deadly mistake, exposing dozens of CDC workers to anthrax.

So far, investigators have found no sign of contamination. But the agency is providing vaccines and antibiotics to more than 80 lab workers as a precaution.

A CDC statement reports "the risk of infection is very low."

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