NIH completes final risk assessment of BU biolab

Jeffrey Bigongiari, Bioprepwatch, July 12, 2012 The US National Institutes of Health recently issued a report concluding that research involving dangerous pathogens at a Boston University laboratory poses negligible risks to the surrounding community. The 1,700 page (sic) NIH final report concerning the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories on the BU Medical campus comes after eight years of debate, legal challenges and repeated scientific analyses. The NIH commissioned the report under an advisement panel of 16 experts who looked at the risk posed by both lab accidents and malevolent acts. ... NIH