Ebola nurse Salome Karwah died after hospital neglect, husband says


Speaking on the on Wednesday, Time Magazine’s Africa Editor, Aryn Baker, described Salome Karwah, whom she had met, as “an extraordinary woman” who had gone back to the clinic where she worked as living proof that Ebola could be beaten.

The BBC’s Jonathan Paye-Layleh in Monrovia says that more than two years after the Ebola crisis which exposed the weakness of the health sector in Liberia, healthcare delivery is still faced with a huge challenge and is almost nonexistent in most of the country.

It was thought that international intervention during the Ebola fight would culminate into the building of a stronger health sector; but the situation is so bad that those who can afford to still have to travel abroad to seek medical attention, our correspondent adds.

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