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In the Novosibirsk region in one of the buildings of the Virology research center of the CPS Vector gas cylinder exploded, a worker hospitalized with burns. About it reports “Interfax”.
“During the repair work in one of the buildings in preparation for the paint work of the cotton, and the fire on the area of 30 square meters. One person suffered burns and was hospitalized. Security threats there,” — said the Agency Nikolay Krasnikov, the mayor of the Naukograd Koltsovo, where the centre is located. He said that the fire was localized.
According to Krasnikov, at the time of the repair corps assignment was not used.
Biologically hazardous substances in the environment, said an informed source Agency.
In the scientific center “Vector” holds one of the world’s most complete collections of viruses, including Ebola, Marburg fever, SARS, smallpox and others. Previously, the centre was a private institution and was engaged in the development of vaccines and means of protection against bacteriological and biological weapons.
August 8, an explosion occurred at a military firing range in the Arkhangelsk region during the test of liquid rocket propulsion, the device is also lit up. Later in the “Rosatom” announced the deaths of five employees. Relatives and friends of the victims and promised to provide help and support.
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