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FBI investigating how vials of contagious smallpox were left in lab
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FBI investigating how vials of contagious smallpox were left in lab

Jul 9th 2014, 10:04 AM 5,891 Views 19 Comments

The White House has been briefed on the incident, which came to public attention yesterday.

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre
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Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

Jul 8th 2014, 6:56 PM 14,851 Views 11 Comments

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

Destruction of final smallpox virus stocks deferred for three years
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Destruction of final smallpox virus stocks deferred for three years

May 25th 2011, 4:11 PM 1,538 Views 0 Comments

WHO assembly members have put off after the US argued that retaining some stockpiles could help prevent the disease being used as a biological weapon.