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CDC Accidentally Ships Deadly Virus

While rushing to get to a meeting, a CDC scientist accidentally tainted a tamer strain of bird flu with a far more deadly one—and then sent it out to another lab. To the CDC's credit, "the viral mix was at all times contained in specialized laboratories and was never a threat to the public," according to an internal report. http://gizmodo.com/cdc-scientist-accidentally-ships-deadly-virus-hopes-no-1622561105 #tech

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