plum island

The Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) is a federal research facility in the United States. Plum Island Animal Disease Center is a facility that studies animal diseases and it is part of the DHS Directorate for Science and Technology. The picture above is an aerial view of the Plum Island, which sits off the northeast coast of Long Island in New York state.

Plum Island has its own fire department, power plant, and water treatment plant.While the Plum Island remained off-limits to most humans for the last 50 years. Theirs a lot of species in the island, many wild and rare flowers and these are the reason why conversation groups are advocating that the Plum Island Animal Disease Center should be close and because of the risk associated viruses, the public is not allowed in the island.

The official are still hopeful that the Plum Island will remain as is. And recently, the federal government invested about $50 million into upgrading the facilities. Source:

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