New Lab Keeps Md. On Cutting Edge Of Health & Technology

John Hopkins always seems to stay on the forefront of medicine & research. It is great!

CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Infectious diseases, pathogens and bioterrorism agents are all inside a new building downtown.

Jessica Kartalija explains it’s great news for researchers at Johns Hopkins.

It’s the newest addition to the Baltimore Science and Technology Park at Johns Hopkins. Inside, it’s a state-of-the-art lab that will keep Maryland on the cutting edge of public health and technology.

“That’s what Baltimore is, a place that is known for world class health facilities and world class research facilities,” said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

The state lab tracks epidemics of dangerous pathogens, infectious diseases and bioterrorism agents.

“This is another wonderful project that’s going to make our city more livable and make our city better,” said Congressman Elijah Cummings.

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The new 17,000 square foot building will be equipped to handle potentially deadly pathogens.

“This would be 200 people coming every day to do the most important work…

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