The Ebola virus causes a viralebola-graphic hemorrhagic fever, a set of severe illnesses that are “multisystem” in that they affect various parts of the body’s regulatory systems. These viral diseases damage the circulatory system and may be accompanied by bleeding or hemorrhaging.
One thing I have learned is that following God often leads us to unexpected places. When Ebola spread into Liberia, my usual hospital work turned more and more toward treating the increasing number of Ebola patients. I held the hands of countless individuals as this terrible disease took their lives away from them. I witnessed the horror first-hand, and I can still remember every face and name.
According to the United Nations’ health agency, the level at which Ebola virus is spreading is greatly underestimated. The World Health Organization has reported that extraordinary measures were required to deal with the Ebola crisis, which has claimed more than 1,070 lives. The current outbreak started in Guinea early this year and has since spread […]
A 75 year old priest from Spain, the first european victim of the lethal Ebola virus has died in a Madrid hospital. He was escorted by a convoy of doctors in protective suits back to Spain on a specially fitted medical plane. Miguel Pajares was treated at The Carlos III Hospital prior to his death. The […]