Army probe blames leadership in anthrax shipment scandal
\A US Army probe blames a general and several other officials for contributing to an anthrax scandal that saw live samples of the deadly bacteria shipped across the United States and overseas, the Pentagon has said.
 
The investigation followed the May 2015 discovery that low levels of live anthrax spores had been discovered in an Army shipment supposed to only contain dead spores. 
The samples originated from the Dugway Proving Ground research center in the Utah desert, and officials later determined live anthrax had, over a period of about a decade, been sent to 194 other research laboratories in all 50 US states as well as nine foreign countries.
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