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Sierra Leone News : Ebola Attacks 6th Doctor But Colleagues Plant to Beat Virus
By Awareness Times
Nov 12, 2014, 17:18
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A young Surgeon Specialist, Dr. Martin Maada Salia of the Connaught Hospital who also lectures at College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone has November 11th 2014, been tested positive for the Ebola virus making him the 6th Sierra Leone doctor thus affected. The previous 5 have all died. According to a media update, Dr. Salia requested for him to be treated by only Sierra Leonean medical doctors. His management is being handled by Dr. James Russell, Dr. Col. Foday Sahr and other doctors determined to help him beat the evil virus.

 

"Dr. Martha Lado (Kings partnership) and I, met him in his annexe bed at Connaught and discussed his transfer to Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Centre. Salia vehemently refused transfer to Kerry Town but insisted to be transferred to Hastings Treatment Centre" the update posted worldwide has stated.

 

It is further reported that a false negative from Chinese  labs at Jui, led to delay in Dr. Salia's diagnosis of Ebola.

 

However, a second test by South African laboratory at Lakka showed positive result.


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