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The Department of Defense has ordered a comprehensive review of DoD laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.
Primary Recipients from Dugway Proving Ground
Secondary Recipients from Primary Recipients
Commercial companies, academic institutions and Federal Labs
Japan, United Kingdom, Korea, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, Norway and Switzerland
50 States, District of Columbia, 3 Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, The U.S. Virgin Islands)
0 Non-DoD and 0 DoD employees
In support of the coordination and rapid response to the DoD's comprehensive review of this matter, a 24-hour a day, seven days a week hotline has been established. Public inquiries and questions regarding the DoD's review of laboratory procedures can be directed to the Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Information Resource Center.
Officials Outline Recommendations Following Probe
There was no single event, no individual, nor group directly responsible for the inadvertent shipment of active anthrax to labs around the world, said Army Maj. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski, a Pentagon acquisition official appointed to head the investigation. Story
As part of its ongoing laboratory review, the Defense Department announced additional laboratories and one new state have been added to the list of sites that received low concentrations of live anthrax samples. Story