The Army Corps of Engineers says completion of the Army’s new flagship biodefense laboratory building at Fort Detrick in Frederick has been pushed back two years to 2017.
An Army laboratory says a maker of biological safety suits is redesigning the outfits after workers at Fort Detrick reported an increase in potential exposures to some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.
A new web page is providing details about safety at biocontainment laboratories at Fort Detrick.
A state work group on private laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens is holding its first meeting at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is convening a panel to consider possible state oversight of private laboratories that handle hazardous materials