|Description:||Having conducted her intended business inside a building located on one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) campuses, this woman, who was equipped with a right extremity fitted prosthesis, was about to leave the building, and had pressed the door-opening touch pad, which would open the mechanized door, thereby, allowing her to exit easily.|
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