Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 29th, 2002
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, charged with enforcing the law, said it is already working to fix the problems.
The General Accounting Office investigation was prompted by last fall's anthrax attacks, when it became clear no one knew how many U.S. labs had the microbe sent through the mail. That made it harder to pinpoint the source of the anthrax and the person who mailed it.
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