From the Book Jacket: In the shadow of New York City lies an unimposing 840-acre island unidentified
on most maps. Lab 257 takes you deep inside Plum Island's laboratories
and presents startling revelations including virus outbreaks, biological
meltdowns and the connections between Plum Island, Lyme disease and the West
Nile virus. Based on innumerable declassified government documents, scores
of in-depth interviews, and access to Plum Island itself, this is an
eye-opening, suspenseful account of a federal government germ laboratory gone
Comment: Is there a connection between Lyme disease, West Nile virus and the Department of Homeland Security's laboratories on Plum Island? According to Michael Carroll's apparently thorough research, yes there is, and those aren't the only concerns - add to these biological meltdowns, infected workers denied ...
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