. >> woodruff: joining me now to tell us more about what happened and the response is nancy youssef, senior national security correspondent for the daily beast. welcome back to the program. so many more samples of anthrax were sent out to these labs than was known before. why is this coming out in bits and pieces like this? >> part of it is it takes several days to determine which samples were sent out that were positive and which were negative. this is out of 400 lots, and from each lot comes several scores of samples that are september to various labs, so they're going through lot by lot and doing testing. the number we're giving is only out of four lots. in 100% of the cases, they have come back positive for anthrax, so a lot more laboratories and states coming up as recipients of live anthrax. >> reporter: so there could be more coming out is what you're saying. >> that's right. they said it repeatedly to anticipate more. >> woodruff: tell us, they said today so far no one has been infected. are they certain of that and what are they saying about the danger to the public? >> well, they'
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