Have any accidents occurred at BSL-4 or BSL-3 labs in the United States or from international labs?
Posted by nonbafks on August 13, 2008
Accidents and other safety and security problems have resulted from expansion of research involving biological defense (weapons) agents. These include laboratory-acquired infections in people working with biological weapons agents, unauthorized persons handling biological weapons agents, failure to account for stocks or biological weapons agents, and other problems.
Draft EIS, Appendix B, June 2008;
“High-Containment Biosafety Laboratories, KSH Lacks Evidence to Conclude That Foot-and-Mouth Disease Reasearch Can Be Done Safely on the U.S. Mainland, GAO May 22, 2008.
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Category: Accidents at BSL-4 and BSL-3 Labs
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