Mishandling Them

There have been a number of safety issues at UK laboratories handling harmful bacteria, fungi, and viruses, the Guardian reports. It says the Health and Safety Executive has investigated 40 incidents at specialist labs between June 2015 and July 2017, including cases that have led scientists to fall ill.

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