The Army’s premier biological laboratory on Fort Detrick reported two breaches of containment earlier this year, leading to the Centers for Disease and Control halting its high-level research.

The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases announced Friday that it would restart its operations on a limited scale.  As it works to regain full operational status, more details about the events leading to the shutdown are emerging.

 

Credit: James Gathany CDC

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