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June 19th, 2014
04:40 PM ET

75 CDC staff possibly exposed to anthrax, agency says

(CNN) - Some 75 Atlanta-based staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been unintentionally exposed to anthrax, the agency said Thursday.

They are being monitored or provided antibiotics.

"Based on most of the potential exposure scenarios, the risk of infection is very low," the agency said in a statement.

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