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All samples of the killer influenza virus mistakenly sent outside the United States have been destroyed except for one in Lebanon, the U.N. health agency said Wednesday. The sample that had gone missing in Beirut "was found at the airport," said Maria Cheng, spokeswoman for the World Health Organization. "That will be destroyed soon." Previously unaccounted for samples sent to Mexico and South Korea also have been destroyed, she said.
It is great relief to know, all samples of killer influenza virus (H2N2), mistakenly sent outside United States, have been traced and destroyed.
"Precautions are better than cure!" in this case it is really proved!
It sunfortunate that such matters even occur in the first place. Misplacing vials seems all to easy these days.