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Lab 257 The Disturbing Story of the Government's Secret Plum Island Germ Laboratory

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ISBN-10: 0060011416

ISBN-13: 9780060011413

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael C. Carroll

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Nestled near the Hamptons, the fashionable summer playground of America's rich and famous, and in the shadow of New York City, lies an unimposing 840-acre island unidentified on most maps. On the few on which it can be found, Plum Island is marked red or yellow, and stamped U.S. government-restricted or dangerous animal diseases. Though many people live the good life within a scant mile or two from its shores, few know the name of this pork chop-shaped island. Even fewer can say whether it is inhabited, or why it doesn't exist on the map. That's all about to change. Lab 257: The Disturbing Story of the Government's Secret Plum Island Germ Laboratory blows the lid off the stunning true…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Outbreaks
1975: The Lyme Connection
1999: East End Meets West Nile
1967: The Demise of the Ducks
The Safest Lab in the World
Genesis
The Age of Science
Symptoms
"The Disastrous Incident"
Rift Valley Fever
Crossing the Rubicon
The Decline
The Kingdom and the Glory
Boomerang
Meltdown
The Aftermath
The Future
The Homeland
A Plum Island Prescription
Source Notes
Acknowledgments