FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — October marks three months since the closure of U.S. Army medical research laboratories at Fort Detrick.
Now, Army leadership is providing details about changes being made to re-open safely.
Army leadership from Fort Detrick reported to members of the Containment Laboratory Community Advisory Committee Tuesday to address the suspension of biosafety level 3 and 4 labs at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID).
“We’ve had to make adjustments. We can’t keep doing things the way we’ve always done it,” explained Commanding General for Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick, Brigadier General Mike Talley