Eldorado Posted September 17, 2019 #1 Share Posted September 17, 2019 "An explosion Monday caused a fire at the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, a biological research facility in Siberia known for being one of the two centers in the world housing samples of live smallpox virus. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta is the only other place known to maintain live samples of the deadly pathogen. "According to the head administrator of Koltsovo city, where the research center, commonly called the Vector Institute, is located, the explosion occurred during scheduled maintenance work." Full report at The Bulletin: https://thebulletin.org/2019/09/an-explosion-rocked-a-russian-research-facility-known-for-housing-the-smallpox-virus/# And at RT News: "Blast & fire hits major virus lab in Russia, where HIV, Ebola & anthrax strains are stored" https://www.rt.com/russia/468919-russia-virus-lab-blast/ 1 2 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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