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ID:

4

Date:

2004-05-05

Headline:

Dozens of Labs Possess SARS Virus, Prompting Concerns

Reporter's name:

Antonio Regalado & Betsy McKay

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Wall Street Journal

City:

Atlanta, GA

Summary:

Using FOIA, The Wall Street Journal obtained information showing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shipped SARS virus samples to research centers, raising concerns among scientists. The agency sent samples to 56 separate organizations in the prior 14 months, but it refused to identify those entities.

Keywords:

SARS; laboratories; Merck & Co.; Baxter International Inc.; World Health Organization


Agencies:

CDC

States:

GA

Categories:

health care


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