Lab worker discovers frozen vials labelled ‘Smallpox’ in freezer

Frozen vials apparently containing the deadly virus smallpox have been discovered in a freezer at a US facility that conducts vaccine research.

Federal health authorities confirmed the vials “were incidentally discovered by a laboratory worker” who was cleaning out the freezer in Pennsylvania.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *