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Inventory Uncovers 9,200 More Pathogens: Laboratory Says Security Is Tighter, but Earlier Count Missed Dangerous Vials

Date: June 18, 2009
Author: Nelson Hernandez
QUOTE: [Col. Mark Kortepeter] said he knew of no plans for an investigation into how the vials had been left out of the database. "The vast majority of these samples were working stock that were accumulated over decades," he said, left there by scientists who had retired or left the institute....They said the strict inventories slow their work without guaranteeing security.

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