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K-State, Future Home of Federal Biolab, Faces Federal Sanctions

USA Today Cites Federal Documents Showing "History of Non-Compliance"

The Biosecurity Research Institute at the Kansas State University in Manhattan has biosafety level 3 labs.(Photo: Kansas State University; caption courtesy of USA Today)
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Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., future home of a controversial Homeland Security biolab, got a dressing down last year from federal regulators over its handling of dangerous pathogens. State dollars are helping to support construction of the $1.25 billion lab, which will research hoof and mouth disease and other agriculture-related pathogens, when it opens in 2022.  K-State officials say not to worry, the violations have been corrected.

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