CDC worker sick with salmonella

A CDC worker has been infected with salmonella.

- Managers at the Centers for Disease Control issued new guidelines for handling dangerous organisms after a worker became sick from handling a salmonella sample. 

The unidentified employee was ill for several days, but is feeling fine now and is back to work.

She had handled a frozen sample and was mechanically scraping the top of a tube when authorities suspect a tiny chunk of the ice broke off. She may have ingested a small amount of salmonella.

A safety manager issued a directive telling the employees to first thaw the test tube and then take a drop from the sample to work on.

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