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CDC workers to return to work

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Hundreds of workers at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will return to work starting Thursday after the late-night compromise that reopened the federal government.

The agency had been functioning with a skeleton crew ever since the partial shutdown more than two weeks ago. At that time, all but essential workers were told to go home and not to log onto their government-issued computers.

Most research labs were shut down, and staff members were frustrated that there would be a lapse in scientists studying diseases and staying ahead of the next outbreak.

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