Armed Men Attack Ebola Patients in Liberia Isolation Ward

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on  August 18, 2014 at 12:04 PM Tropical Disease News
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Twenty-nine Ebola patients in isolation ward, in the Liberian capital Monrovia, were forced to flee the facility, as armed men attacked them overnight, witnesses said Sunday.
 Armed Men Attack Ebola Patients in Liberia Isolation Ward
Armed Men Attack Ebola Patients in Liberia Isolation Ward

"They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled," said Rebecca Wesseh, who witnessed the attack and whose report was confirmed by residents and the head of Health Workers Association of Liberian, George Williams.

Source: AFP

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