Head of the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg stepping down

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Open this photo in gallery: The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg on Feb. 28.Shannon VanRaes /The Globe and Mail The head of Canada’s top infectious-disease laboratory in Winnipeg is resigning to take on a new role at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, while the RCMP continues to investigate the activities of two scientists fired from his facility for covertly working with China’s military. Philippe Guillaume Poliquin will step down from the National Microbiology Laboratory on Aug. 2 to become the assistant registrar for the complaints and investigations department at Manitoba’s medical oversight body on Aug. 6, according...