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Blast & fire hits major virus lab in Russia, where HIV, Ebola & anthrax strains are stored

Bomb explodes Small Pox virus lab ,sending stores of HIV, Ebola, anthrax strains out into the city through broken glass the windows were all broken sending glass with Smallpox out in the city.

The city was exposed to Smallpox, Ebola, Anthrax and many other deadly infectious diseases, as a possible Bomb went off in a terrorist type attack at the military lab containing Smallpox and anthrax.




An explosion at a Russian research lab housing lethal viruses such as Ebola and smallpox was reportedly so severe that it blew out windows on Monday.

A gas canister was to blame for the blaze at the Vektor center in Koltsovo, Siberia, according to a statement. At least one person suffered severe burns and is in critical care. According to Vector, the explosion occurred during repairs in a sanitary inspection room on the fifth floor of the six-floor building and no biological materials were being worked on.

The Vektor center was, during the Cold War, one of the Soviet Union’s biological weapons research facilities. Today, the facility studies the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pathogens. At the time of the fire, Vektor still housed the world’s largest collection of viruses, including samples of Ebola and smallpox.


Smallpox killed its final victim in 1978 when medical photographer Janet Parker was infected in a laboratory studying smallpox in Birmingham in the United Kingdom.


The Vektor center itself has a history with deadly accidents. In 2004, Vektor researcher Antonia Presnyakova died after she accidentally injected herself with Ebola while conducting research.

Vektor has one of the world’s largest collections of viruses, including Ebola, according to Interfax. Reports say its collection includes samples of smallpox, bird flu and different strains of hepatitis.

In May 2004 a scientist working in a Vektor lab at Koltsovo died after accidentally jabbing her left hand with a syringe containing Ebola.


Antonina Presnyakova was an experienced researcher, who was doing tests on guinea pigs at the time, Russia’s Kommersant daily reported.


She was wearing the normal protective clothing, including rubber gloves, and got immediate medical attention, but the dose still killed her two weeks later. Four officials were disciplined at Vektor over the accident.

Kommersant described the facility as a “military installation”, surrounded by a barbed-wire fence and armed guards in watchtowers.

No matter how secure and safe we think these pathogens are, they have a way of eluding our attempts to control them.  In 2014, for example, federal scientists discovered six vials of freeze dried smallpox stored in a former National Institute of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

 Parker and Presnyakova discovered, the presence of deadly pathogens is always a risk, no matter how noble the intentions behind keeping them.


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