The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization released a statement to West Africans to stop eating fruit bats, a commonly eaten meat in the region.
Sierra Leone’s chief ebola doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, passed away from the disease after news of his diagnosis broke just last week. Khan was credited with personally treating more than 100 ebola patients before he contracted the disease.
This American man sparked a worldwide Ebola outbreak scare when he flew, infected, into Africa’s largest city. He was just weeks away from bringing the virus to the U.S.
Nancy Writebol is the second U.S. citizen to be diagnosed with ebola in Liberia. She and her husband, David, left for Liberia in August as missionaries with the Christian group, SIM. There is no cure for ebola.