Door failure shuts down Galveston biohazard lab

GALVESTON (Houston Chronicle) — Officials have temporarily shut down the biological hazard lab at the University of Texas Medical Branch here after the failure of an internal door during experiments with avian flu and hemorrhagic fever, a UTMB spokeswoman said today. There was no risk of public exposure resulting from the failure Wednesday of the internal door to the room where the experiments were being conducted, said spokeswoman Marsha Canright. Full Report