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  6/20/2014, Sivan 22, 5774

75 U.S. Scientists May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax

As many as 75 people working at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria and are receiving treatment, the BBC reports.

The U.S. health agency said researchers in a high-level biosecurity laboratory failed to follow proper procedures and did not inactivate the bacteria.