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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The hearings about safety lapses at CDC labs, including the mishandling of dengue fever, small pox, bird flu and anthrax virus, reviewed; details given about laxed lab practices and the lack of an agency to oversee labs researching dangerous pathogens. [Representatives Tim MURPHY†, Kathy CASTOR†, Billy LONG†- question CDC officials.] [CDC head Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN†- says the pattern is an insufficient culture of safety.] [University of Michigan Medical School Michael IMPERIALE†- says the more labs you have, the more of a chance an accident will occur.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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