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There are 3 comments on BU NEIDL’s COVID-19 Work the Subject of a New Yorker Profile

  1. Fascinating article. Kudos to the BU administration for green lighting the NEIDEL lab. From day one there was ferocious local opposition to building the lab in a densely populated urban environment. BU went to extraordinary lengths to satisfy requirements to get to level 4, spanning a decade of infrastructure upgrades. What the University and the Federal government understood was that Boston writ large was unmatched in its pool of intellectual talent. It now seems that NEIDEL will be a game changer in solving this awful medical crisis.

  2. I was fortunate enough to attend a tour of the NEIDEL before any of the labs were occupied, so we were taken through Level-1 (lab table work) all the way through to the Level-3 and Level-4 spaces. From the front gate and throughout the entire facility, the security and safety measures were very impressive.

    I echo Jonathan’s comment that Boston was a perfect spot for this facility, as world leading specialists work and live this area.

  3. I wonder how these brilliant Boston University scientists , lab workers , and reasearchers who are working tirelessly to find a vaccine for covid feel about losing there retirment?

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