In all the mess surrounding the infection of a laboratory worker with
We are extremely disturbed by the manner in which our colleague, Ru-ching Hsia, has been portrayed and treated by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention following the life threatening laboratory acquired infection that occurred subsequent to an experiment that was...
As a visiting professor to a Japanese university in 1996, who witnessed the loss of human lives due to the outbreak of
One wonders, with the expansion of research using dangerous organisms, will there also be an increase of accidental infections? As a research scientist who works with Biosafety level 2 organisms, I realize the importance of adhering to safety regulations, but I don't wish for more paperwork – just stricter enforcement of the regulations and penalties.