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10th physician dies from Ebola

Sierra Leone has lost yet another doctor to the Ebola Virus Disease(EVD). The SF Gate reports that Dr. Aiah Solomon Konoyeima has died. He was known as Sierra Leone's expert on Ebola. While details of how he contracted the disease is uncertain, he worked primarily at a Children's Hospital in Freetown. He was treated and later died at the "understaffed" Hastings Ebola Treatment center. His death marks the tenth physician to have succumbed to the EVD. As previously reported:" every native Sierra Leone physician that has been infected with Ebola has died." The Africa Health, Human & Social Development Information Center reports that Sierra Leone has approximately 135 physicians to treat a population of six million.

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