Outrageous: Researchers exposed to Ebola at CDC lab

Researchers studying Ebola in a highly-secure laboratory mistakenly allowed potentially lethal samples of the virus to be handled in a much less secure laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, reports The Washington Post.

  • One technician in the second laboratory may have been exposed to the virus and about a dozen other people have been assessed after entering the facility unaware that potentially hazardous samples of Ebola had been handled there. More here.