CDC used 40% less sensitive Zika test, punished whistleblower for raising concerns – investigation

The US health agency in charge of fighting Zika used a less effective test to diagnose the virus and punished a whistleblower who raised his concerns both internally and to health officials, an investigation revealed. Dr. Robert Lanciotti, a microbiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), accused the federal agency of prioritizing … Continue reading CDC used 40% less sensitive Zika test, punished whistleblower for raising concerns – investigation