Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP
Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP

Disease research lab mishaps rattle scientists and regulators

After a series of high-profile mistakes, scientists and the agencies they work for debate safety

Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP
Venezuelan firefighters handle an envelope with suspicious contents that arrived via post, one of a wide array of dangers that can stem from loose control of pathogens. Photo: AFP
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