No Proof CDC Leaked Atty’s Name In TB Scare, 11th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 1:34 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Friday refused to breathe new life into Privacy Act allegations from a Georgia attorney who in 2007 touched off a worldwide health scare when traveling around Europe while infected with tuberculosis, saying there’s no proof federal employees leaked his identity.

In its unpublished opinion, the appellate panel affirmed a district court decision granting summary judgment to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying that Andrew Harley Speaker relied on flimsy assumptions when accusing a CDC staffer of giving his name...
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