THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

BU delayed reporting possibly lethal exposure

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / January 20, 2005

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Boston University officials waited nearly two weeks to notify public health authorities that they had serious concerns that researchers might have been exposed to a potentially lethal bacterium while conducting experiments, a delay that could have violated laws requiring prompt reporting of suspected infectious disease cases. (Full article: 831 words)

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