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On the publishing of the reports into the Surrey outbreak of FMD in August 2007

The reports


September 11 ~ "IAH and its Governing Body are reassured that the investigations found no evidence that the Institute's laboratories are the source of the leak or that virus escaped from the Institute's laboratories, - and considered both to be unlikely."

September 10 ~ Defra also comes in for heavy criticism in its role as regulator, licenser and inspector

September 9/10 2007 ~ What was the work being done by Stabilitech at the time of the escaped 01 BFS1860 strain of foot and mouth virus?

September 9th 2007 ~"Gordon Brown is the person ultimately responsible for the FMD outbreak."

September 8th 2007 ~ Journalism turns speculation into "confirmation"

September 7 2007 ~ "exact origin of virus" - a further "critical experiment" would involve infecting a number of cows at Pirbright with foot and mouth.

September 7 2007 ~ "..potential loss of public trust in a government laboratory due to incidents that are beyond their control "

September 7 2007 ~"...adequate funding has not been available to ensure the highest standards of safety for the work on FMDV" Spratt report

September 7 2007 ~ HSE final report on 'potential breaches of biosecurity at the Pirbright site' No definite evidence but...

September 7 2007 ~ The reports published today




























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