Ultra-Secure Lab in Gabon Equipped for Ebola Studies

At a research facility in Gabon, one isolated building stands behind an electrified fence, under round-the-clock scrutiny by video cameras. The locked-down P4 lab is built to handle the world’s most dangerous viruses, including Ebola. “Only four people, three researchers and a technician, are authorized to go inside the P4,” said virologist Illich Mombo, who …