|National Briefs for June 20, 2014|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CDC lab workers might have been exposed to anthrax
Some workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria earlier this month because of a safety problem at some of its labs in Atlanta, the federal agency said Thursday.
CDC officials say the risk of infection seems very low, but that about 75 staff members were being monitored or given antibiotics as a precaution.
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