Cambridge, Mass., Pubic Health Dept. Seeks to Bar Creation of New Biosafety Level 4 Labs | GenomeWeb

By Alex Philippidis

Eager to avoid the controversy associated with the development of a biodefense lab in neighboring Boston, as well as to plug what it considers a loophole in current law, the Cambridge, Mass., Public Health Department is working to legally bar the creation of new Biosafety Level 4 laboratories that carry out research on the deadliest pathogens.

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