AIDS Seen As Job Hazard In Some Labs

Washington-Becoming infected with the AIDS virus is an occupational hazard facing laboratory workers who handle highly concentrated preparations of the virus, according to a study published in the January 1 issue of Science. To minirnize what they call a “very low” risk of infection, the authors urge a review of federal safety guidelines and increased vigilance in following prescribed safety procedures. WASHINGTON—A monthly science magazine that was shut down by the feder

Amy Mcdonald
Jan 24, 1988

Washington-Becoming infected with the AIDS virus is an occupational hazard facing laboratory workers who handle highly concentrated preparations of the virus, according to a study published in the January 1 issue of Science. To minirnize what they call a “very low” risk of infection, the authors urge a review of federal safety guidelines and increased vigilance in following prescribed safety procedures.

WASHINGTON—A monthly science magazine that was shut down by the federal government has been reborn under a new name.

21st Century Science and Technology is scheduled to appear on newsstands this month as the successor to Fusion magazine, a monthly publication on fusion energy with close ties to political activist Lyndon LaRouche. The offices and bank accounts of Fusion were seized last April by U.S. marshals in connection with a federal indictment for credit card fraud brought against various organizations operated by LaRouche and his supporters.

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