Chinese Communist Party Constructing Nearly 100 More Bio Labs Like Wuhan Institute of Virology.

The Chinese Communist Party’s Ministry of Science and Technology announced the country is constructing three additional biosafety level-4 labs and 88 biosafety level-3 labs. “China inaugurated the Biosecurity Law on Thursday, which is expected to further fortify the legal shield for the establishment and safe operation of more bio labs as China attaches greater importance to biosecurity as part of national security,” state-run outlet Global Times spun the new law. Global Times also quoted Wuhan University’s Deputy Director of Pathogen Biology, who described the law as “timely” and “provid[ing] a legal shield for scientific projects on biosafety, including infectious diseases. Deputy Minister of