Thomas Skinner

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Name: Thomas Skinner
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

CDC is Planning to Reopen Labs Shut Down After Anthrax Mishap

(Dumb-Out.net) – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to reopen labs that are involved directly in fighting epidemics according to CDC spokesman Thomas Skinner. It was announced on Thursday that an Atlanta government run tuberculosis ... [Published Black Press USA - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

U.S. Restarts First Biothreat Shipments Suspended Over Lapses

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesJuly 25, 2014A U.S. agency restarted the first biological shipments suspended after it mistakenly sent out potentially dangerous materials, the Washington Post reports.The ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

C.D.C. Says Tuberculosis Lab, Shut Amid Exposure Scare, Can Continue Its Work

The moratorium, imposed by the agency after two accidents at other laboratories that could have exposed workers to anthrax and the lethal H5N1 flu virus, was lifted at the lab because it has passed safety inspections and its work is crucial to treating ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

Biodefense Lab Leader Resigns After Anthrax Mishap

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesJuly 24, 2014The head of a U.S. biodefense laboratory gave up his post after a blunder at the site sparked fears that anthrax had escaped, the reports. Michael Farrell oversaw ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leader of Troubled Lab Steps Down, C.D.C. Says

The leader of the federal bioterrorism lab in which careless procedures may have exposed dozens of workers to live anthrax has resigned, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.Michael Farrell, who had led the Bioterror Rapid ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

CDC says lab director behind anthrax mishap resigns

(Reuters) - The director of a government bioterror lab behind the potential exposure of workers to live anthrax has resigned, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.Michael Farrell, head of the CDC's Bioterror Rapid Response ... [Published Reuters - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Park man to be sentenced for murder

A Washington Park man is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon for the murder of a New Baden man.Lortez D. Thomas faces a minimum sentence of 45 years in prison.A jury found Thomas guilty of shooting a New Baden man in the head and hiding the body ... [Published Belleville News Democrat - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kimberley traditional owners green light Buru Energy fracking

A group of Kimberley traditional owners has agreed to allow oil and gas company Buru Energy to start fracking on its land.The decision is in stark contrast to the 1970s where a clash between the Noonkanbah community and a different oil company led to ... [Published ABC Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

CDC Anthrax Researcher Reassigned

Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph shows rod-shaped Bacillus anthracis (yellow) and a red blood cell (red) in a monkey’s spleen.NIAID, ARTHUR FRIEDLANDERThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reassigned the head of its Bioterror ... [Published The Scientist - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dozens of Researchers Exposed to Anthrax

A color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph shows rod-shaped Bacillus anthracis (yellow) and a red blood cell (red) in a monkey's spleen.IMAGE: ARTHUR FRIEDLANDER, NIAIDApproximately 75 researchers working at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [Published The Scientist - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Dozens of CDC Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesJune 20, 2014Up to 75 researchers face possible infection by anthrax after a laboratory mistakenly transferred live samples of the agent, the reports. None of the individuals ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

CDC Employees Exposed To Anthrax; Investigation Underway

Concern is rising after the Center for Disease Control released information that up to 75 employees of the agency may have been exposed to anthrax. The disease that has been on most Americans’ panic list since it was used in terrorist attacks on this ... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 20 2014]

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"we put it to the contractors that whoever comes to... our site, we gotta have the opportunity to get work there" Mr Skinner said

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CDC is Planning to Reopen Labs Shut Down After ... [Published Black Press USA - Jul 26 2014]
U.S. Restarts First Biothreat Shipments Suspend... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 25 2014]
CDC plans to reopen labs shut over safety lapses [Published domain-b - Jul 25 2014]
CDC tuberculosis lab shut amid anthrax exposure... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 25 2014]
C.D.C. Says Tuberculosis Lab, Shut Amid Exposur... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 25 2014]
Biodefense Lab Leader Resigns After Anthrax Mishap [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 24 2014]
Director of CDC lab behind anthrax incident res... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
Leader of Troubled Lab Steps Down, C.D.C. Says [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
CDC Anthrax Researcher Resigns [Published The Scientist - Jul 24 2014]
CDC lab director resigns following anthrax scandal [Published Russia Today - Jul 24 2014]
BRRAT Director Laboratory Resigns after Exposin... [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 23 2014]
CDC official resigns after anthrax scare [Published The Hill - Jul 23 2014]
CDC says lab director behind anthrax mishap res... [Published Reuters - Jul 23 2014]
Donny Lee Roberts [Published Alpine Avalanche - Jul 17 2014]
Washington Park man to be sentenced for murder [Published Belleville News Democrat - Jul 03 2014]
Kimberley traditional owners green light Buru E... [Published ABC Online - Jun 25 2014]
CDC Anthrax Researcher Reassigned [Published The Scientist - Jun 24 2014]
Dozens of Researchers Exposed to Anthrax [Published The Scientist - Jun 22 2014]
Dozens of CDC Scientists Possibly Exposed to An... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jun 20 2014]
Labs may have exposed dozens of CDC scientists ... [Published Seattle Times - Jun 20 2014]
CDC Employees Exposed To Anthrax; Investigation... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 20 2014]
Up to 75 C.D.C. Scientists May Have Been Expose... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 20 2014]
75 CDC Scientists May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax [Published LiveScience.com - Jun 19 2014]
A Family’s Lineage Traced to English Profession... [Published PRWeb - Nov 05 2013]
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