Scientist Assisting in Ebola Fight has Birch River Roots

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Karla Weir

Dr. Cindi Corbett is from Birch River and she is literally off saving the world.

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ValleyBiz Summary:

Dr. Corbett along with 2 other scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg have deployed to the town of Isiro in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The team is scheduled to be in the region for 3 weeks to help contain the ebola outbreak that has already killed as many as 36 people. The group will use a mobile “lab-in-a-box” to confirm ebola cases.

Watch the full Global News Report below.