The Feds Lost Some Anthrax. Surprised? Don't Be.
If you're surprised that the U.S. government accidentally sent live anthrax to labs, don't be: It has a history of mishandling bioweapons.By Ben Levin | May 29, 2015
Anthrax spores are one of the most deadly bioweapons in the world, and the bacteria is tightly controlled by the U.S. and other foreign governments.
But there's a problem: Our government keeps mishandling them, and it's kind of terrifying.
This time, it was a Defense Department lab in Utah that accidentally shipped live spores to nine U.S. states and military bases in South Korea and Australia.