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letters | A level 4 biolab in Boston?

Taking biolab to level 4 gambles with our safety

As a resident of the South End, I am distressed by the Globe’s editorial position in support of allowing research on the most deadly pathogens at the Boston University biolab on Albany Street (“Level 4 disease research can be safe, belongs in America’s medical capital,” April 13).

Were this an issue of siting a casino, our viewpoints would be heard. Yet on such a critical matter of public health and safety, the community’s voice has been largely ignored ever since the first brick was laid.

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