Editorial Board

The Proper Care and Handling of Anthrax

The U.S. government -- especially the military -- has some lessons to learn.

Handle with (more) care.

Photographer: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The U.S. military's Great Anthrax Giveaway of 2015 gets more worrisome by the day. At last count, Army researchers in Utah had sent out live anthrax samples to more than 50 labs in 17 states, Australia, Canada and South Korea.

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