Borough board voices concerns about bioterrorism attacks to health department

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. and members of the borough board met with the city's health department Thursday to discuss how to keep the Bronx safe from bioterrorism attacks.

During the meeting, board members inquired about what the city is doing to protect Bronx landmarks and resources. Their main concern was Yankee Stadium and what the city would do in an emergency involving more than 50,000 victims. Another concern was the borough's water supply, specifically Jerome Park Reservoir.

The health department's response was short on details, but a scientist did talk about a new lab that will involve testing bioterror threats all over the city and how that would help in the event of an emergency.

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