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  7/31/2014, Av 4, 5774

Sierra Leone’s Leading Ebola Doc Succumbs to the Virus

Sheikh Umar Khan, Sierra Leone’s leading Ebola specialist, succumbed to the virus on Tuesday, the country’s chief medical officer announced.

The doctor treated over 100 Ebola patients in the region. His death highlights the danger of the disease and its rampant infection rate across western Africa.