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Today's Headlines - 7/22/2014
U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu mishap occurred
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "may never know" how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a laboratory outside of the CDC, an agency spokesman said on Monday. The CDC disclosed the bird flu incident as part of an internal investigation into the agency's ...
CDC says it 'may never know' cause of bird flu mishap
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "may never know" how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a laboratory outside of the CDC, an agency spokesman said on Monday.
U.S. CDC says to announce safety advisory panel by end of week
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will announce its safety advisory panel later this week following breaches in its handling of anthrax and a deadly form of bird flu in recent weeks, the director of the agency said on Tuesday. CDC's Dr Thomas Frieden told reporters the members of the panel will consist of biosecurity experts who have no ties to the agency. The CDC has shut down ...
US lab mixes up potent flu strain
A US govt laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu.
Dominic Bird a no show in Perth
Australian Dominic Bird has failed to show up in Perth after he was acquitted of drugs charges in Malaysia.
US lab mixed up potent flu strain
A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, authorities said Friday. The latest news followed admissions of mishandled anthrax and forgotten smallpox vials at separate US government labs, and raised new concerns about the safety of dangerous agents which could be used as bioterror weapons. No one was ...
US anthrax investigation reveals bird flu mishap
A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says.
CDC Closes Labs After Anthrax, Bird Flu and Small Pox Scares
Days after the discovery of small pox vials in a NIH medical laboratory in Bethesda, the Center For Disease Control announced Friday that labs connected to anthrax and bird flu scares would be temporarily closed.  “These events should never have happened,” CDC Director Tom Frieden said in a call with reporters Friday. The revelations came in an internal report ordered last month after 84 ...
Animal Feed Additives Market by Types (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids,Feed enzymes), Livestock ...
LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Animal Feed Additives Market by Types (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids,Feed enzymes), Livestock ...
Pneumonia, swine flu outbreaks in immigrant children trouble border
Officials have been working to control outbreaks of pneumonia and swine flu among the unaccompanied children who illegally crossed into the U.S. at the Mexico border, reports The Washington Free Beacon .  Nearly 600 children being housed at the Naval Base Ventura County, located north of Los Angeles, have been ...

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