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Dangerous incidents at UK laboratories ‘potentially exposed staff to Covid’

Official reports describe leaks of virus-laden fluids, a flood and a researcher bitten by an infected ferret

Dangerous incidents at UK laboratories, hospitals and Covid test centres potentially exposed staff to coronavirus and other hazards over the course of the pandemic, according to official reports obtained by the Guardian.

Many involved leaks and spillages of virus-laden fluids, but investigations also took place into a flood at an animal facility housing Covid-infected monkeys, mix ups that led scientists to work on live virus by mistake and a researcher being bitten by an infected ferret.

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