Doctor risks life to save Ebola patients, dies from disease

07/31/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Sierra Leone – A doctor who treated dozens of patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone has died of the disease. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), officials said that Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan died on Tuesday after having been hospitalized in quarantine.

Khan was praised for treating patients who contracted the disease in the outbreak that has led to the deaths of more than 670 people. The Ebola outbreak is stated to be the largest in history, with deaths having been linked to the disease in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Liberia.

Major regional airline ASKY released a statement Tuesday saying flights to cities affected the most by the outbreak would be cancelled.

As noted in the report, Ebola carries at least a 60 percent fatality rate, and has no vaccine or specific treatment.

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