Trainees at the IAEA Seibersdorf Laboratories identify and label samples in a 2016 Zika training course.

Trainees at the IAEA Seibersdorf Laboratories identify and label samples in a 2016 Zika training course.

Last week, D.C.’s public health lab revealed they had mishandled hundreds of Zika tests, including those of at least 9 pregnant women who were erroneously told they were negative for Zika. Now federal health officials are auditing the lab, and Tuesday the D.C. Council held a hearing on the matter. We explore what went wrong and what officials are doing to address the issues.

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  • Julie Fischer Co-director,Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University; @Julie_E_Fischer
  • Aaron Davis Reporter, The Washington Post; @byaarondavis

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