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Army chemical-biological center in Edgewood, private lab in Maryland received live anthrax samples
Army chemical-biological center in Edgewood, private lab in Maryland received live anthrax samples

— The Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground was one of several facilities to which an Army bio-defense organization mistakenly sent samples of live anthrax, officials said Thursday, and a private commercial laboratory in Maryland was the first to report the problem to authorities. Officials have not identified the private lab, and labs contacted by The Baltimore Sun said they didn't receive a sample or declined to comment. None of the people that officials said are now being treated for possible exposure to the deadly bacterium are based in Maryland. At least 26 people were being given antibiotics or vaccinations after the Army's Dugway Proving Ground in Utah sent...

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