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Mapping GOF Labs Globally: Military and Civilian

GOF experimentation is inherently dangerous, indeed inherently catastrophic, as we have unfortunately learned from COVID-19. 

As well-respected analysts Dr. Felippa Lentos and Gregory Koblentz point out, this high risk pathogen research “carries substantive safety risks to laboratory workers, the wider society, and the environment. A lab worker may be accidentally infected by a pathogen, causing disease in the individual, and potentially also in other lab workers, family members, and the wider community. A pathogen may also be accidentally released directly into the environment through a lab containment breach, leading to potential spread of disease in the community…” 

Learn more: Mapping Maximum Biological Containment Labs Globally