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CDC under scrutiny for safety lapses

  • Aired: 07/16/2014
  • 08:31
  • Rating: NR
Safety and security problems put the head of the Centers for Disease Control under the microscope at a House hearing. Lawmakers questioned Dr. Thomas Frieden over concerns such as workers being exposed to live strains of anthrax and avian flu being shipped to outside labs, among dozens of other safety violations. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Alex Wayne of Bloomberg News.
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