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.

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Anonymous

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.

Bob Lagaaij

This man is – amidst all the rumour of the day – the great hero of 2014. God bless him and his family.

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