MI5 investigating Al-Qaeda attempt to infiltrate British labs, get killer viruses
MI5 and anti-terrorist police are carrying out secret background checks on thousands of scientists amid fears that Al Qaeda is trying to infiltrate British research laboratories to obtain deadly viruses.
The vetting, which includes checks on family backgrounds, political views and associates, is part of a review of some 800 laboratories in hospitals, universities and private firms where staff have access to incurable viruses such as ebola.
Last night, Whitehall sources confirmed the crackdown by MI5 and the police’s National Counter Terrorism Security Office.
Secret background checks are being carried out on thousands of scientists.
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1) MI5 investigating Al-Qaeda attempt to infiltrate British labs, get killer viruses