More Health Care Workers Die in Makeni

Bad news continues to come from President Koroma’s hometown of Makeni where over a hundred health workers went on strike over non-payment of allowances and abandoned over two dozen pregnant women, leaving them unattended.

The latest reports from Makeni today are grim as Ebola is said to have attacked the Medical Unit & nbsp. Three medical staff have died; the latest victim died this morning at a Treatment Centre in the area.

Another medical staff, a BSC degree holder in nursing, also died yesterday of Ebola. Two additional midwives working at the Maternity Unit of the Regional Hospital in Makeni also died after helping to deliver a baby for a woman who reportedly turned out to be a confiirmed Ebola patient.

The latest date this morning is a woman identified as Sister Victoria Lamin.

The Maternity Unit in the Regional Referral Hospital has reportedly been closed today due to this latest situation.


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