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After Scare, Air Hoses at C.D.C. Germ Lab Are Found to Be Safe

Feb 28, 2017 - The New York Times

Two weeks after concerns arose about air safety at a government lab that handles deadly pathogens, officials said tests had found no risk.

Research was suspended on Feb. 16 in the lab, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, but resumed a few days later after the test results came in.

The concerns involved 180 nylon hoses that pump air into the protective suits that scientists wear while working with dangerous germs like the Ebola virus. The suits fully enclose ...