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Will Smallpox Be the Next ‘Lab Leak’?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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Story at-a-glance

  • While attempts have been made to assess the risks posed by research on lethal pathogens, we still know very little. We don’t know the frequency at which lab accidents happen, how often lab accidents result in exposures, or the underlying factors that allow for incidents and exposures


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