TITLE

National Strategy for Oversight Is Needed

AUTHOR(S)
Kingsbury, Nancy
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/21/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the high-containment laboratories' supervision on the dangerous biological pathogens. It determines the number of these laboratories in the country and the federal agencies which are responsible to keep track their expansion. Findings of the study indicate that the late expansion began in 2001 after the anthrax attacks in the country. It also shows that no agency is assigned to determine its risks.
ACCESSION #
44537397

 

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