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  • "We have about 10,000 people a year working in these laboratories. To have such a small number of confirmed infections over nearly a decade, I think, is quite good," Weyant told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.

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  • "We're hoping that this data will lead us toward some additional safety recommendations in that environment that will reduce the potential for exposure" in those labs, Weyant said.

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