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Sheik Umar Khan Dead: Sierra Leone’s Chief Ebola Doctor Dies

Sheik Umar Khan, Sierra Leone’s chief ebola doctor, has died after contracting ebola because of his work. News of his diagnosis surfaced just last week. Just last month Khan said in an interview with Reuters that he feared for his life because of his work. Khan had been called a “national hero” by Sierra Leone’s Health Ministry because of his work. He was only 39.

Sheik Umar Khan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, has contracted the deadly virus after personally treating more than 100 patients with the virus. The disease has no cure and has killed more than 90 percent of people infected.

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3 comments

  1. Sincerely, he deserves special commemoration for his his great and selfless work he has done for mama salone. secondly, the Government must give a special credit attention to his immediate family he left. RIP Doc.

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