Wednesday, August 13, 2014

another doctor has died of Ebola

Sierra Leone says another doctor leading the fight against Ebola has died from disease

Clarence Roy-Maccaulay
Star Tribune
13 August 2014

"Meanwhile, yet another doctor in Sierra Leone, Modupeh Cole, died on Wednesday, according to Sidie Yayah Tunis, director of communications for the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. Cole, trained in the U.S., was one of the top doctors working in the Ebola isolation ward in Connaught Hospital in Freetown, the capital. He tested positive for the disease last week and was transferred to the eastern district of Kailahun, where Doctors Without Borders is running a treatment center."


update on Ebola in Nigeria

ECOWAS Lagos Protocol Member Dies - Patrick Sawyer Contact

Rhiza Labs FluTracker Forum
12 August 2014

"The ECOWAS Commission announces with deep regret the passing of a staff member of its Lagos Liaison Office, Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, aged 36. “Mr. Abdulqudir, a Protocol Assistant, was among those who assisted the Liberian delegate to a regional meeting, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, who died from the Ebola Virus Disease at a Lagos hospital on 25th July 2014."


Hat tip: The Common Sense Show | Dave Hodges

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