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Incident at CDC lab shines light on safety concerns

Following a failure in the ventilation system at the Centers for Disease Control facility, the door of a high-containment lab was sealed with duct tape, according to a report by Alison Young of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The air-flow failure lead to the potential exposure of nine CDC employees to Q fever, a potential bioterrorism agent. This incident adds to the list of concerns surrounding the $214 million CDC facility, including an event last summer when generators failed to come on during an hour-long power outage.

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