Another Sierra Leonean doctor has died after contracting the deadly Ebola virus. Dr Modupeh John Eric Cole, is a senior physician at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, he was diagnosed with Ebola last Friday though he was taken to the specialist Kailahun Treatment Centre the following day.
His death was actually confirmed by the country’s chief medical officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo..
“We are all very, very saddened,” he said, adding that. Dr Cole was a “very powerful presence in the country’s medical team and has been very instrumental in the fight against the Ebola virus.”
Cole’s death came just about two weeks after Sierra Leone’s leading anti-Ebola expert, Dr Umar Khan, also died from the virus.