CDC China certifies 12 lab technicians on Marburg disease detection

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) China Thursday 5th September 2019 completed a three-day intensive training on the detection of the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) for twelve laboratory technicians at the Jui P3 Laboratory on the outskirts of Freetown. The beneficiary laboratory technicians, according to Zou Xiaohui, Lab Manager at P3 Lab, were drawn from Kambia, Freetown, Makeni and Kenema, among others. He went on to note that this was the third batch of trainees on the laboratory technics in detecting the deadly Marburg strain. “This third set comprises twelve participants. The second training which was done three weeks ago had eight participants and the first set also comprised eight participants,” Zou disclosed.

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