More than 120 health workers have died of Ebola across west Africa, the World Health Organisation said today, claiming that the epidemic had affected an “unprecedented number of medical staff”.
In a statement on Monday, the WHO said more than 240 healthcare workers working in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone had developed the disease with “more than 120” succumbing to the epidemic.
This contradicts what we have been told about Ebola, that body fluids have to be exchanged. If that was true why have 120 doctors and nurses, experts, died from it? Dr Bob Arnot reveals how easy it is to catch here: