(CBC) Canada has sent a second mobile laboratory and team to West Africa to help fight the world's worst Ebola outbreak since the disease was identified in 1976.
The lab and two additional agency scientists were deployed Saturday and join a Canadian team set up previously in the district of Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone, near the borders of Guinea and Liberia, the Public Health Agency of Canada said.
A third scientist will leave on Tuesday.
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The team already on the ground will continue to provide rapid diagnostic support to help local health-care workers, producing results within hours.