Canada pulling Ebola lab team from Sierra Leone – WHO pulls team after 2nd worker contracts virus
August 2014 – AFRICA – Canada is evacuating a three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone after people in their hotel were diagnosed with Ebola. The World Health Organization earlier announced it is pulling a team out of the country. The Public Agency of Canada said in a statement late Tuesday none of the team members had any direct contact with the sick individuals and they are not showing any signs of illness. They will remain in voluntary isolation and be monitored closely. The laboratory team was helping to control the outbreak there by helping health care workers diagnose and rule out infections. The agency did not say what city the team was in. Canada said it will send in another team once it is deemed safe.
Canada has been rotating three teams of scientists in out and out of West Africa. The World Health Organization said earlier Tuesday is…
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