Ebola worker killed at DRC hospital - News Summed Up

Ebola worker killed at DRC hospital


By AFPMore by this AuthorBUTEMBO,A health worker fighting an Ebola outbreak in DR Congo was killed Friday in an attack on a hospital in the eastern city of Butembo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. The attack is the latest in a string of assaults on teams grappling with a near nine-month-old Ebola outbreak that has claimed almost 850 lives. "The @WHO family lost a dear colleague in the hospital attack in Butembo, #DRC, today," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a tweet. On March 9, an attack on a treatment centre at Butemo left a policeman dead and a health worker wounded. On February 24, a treatment centre in Katwa was set ablaze.


Source: Daily Nation April 19, 2019 17:26 UTC



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