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Biosecurity in question at US germ labs

The new coronavirus has plunged the world into a pandemic crisis, and has resurrected years-long debates and worrying questions about US biodefense policy. These include the rapid proliferation of high-containment germ labs since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and ongoing governance problems with these labs. Before 1990, there were only two BSL-4 (Biosafety Level […]