Several Ebola Survivors Reunited With Families
– In Lofa
Ten persons who survived the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Lofa County were recently reunited with their families and communities, Tamba S. Alpha, a health official in that part of the country has disclosed.
Tambs, who is Lofa County Ebola Surveillance Officer, divulged that among the 10 survivors, seven were positive Ebola patients who successfully underwent early supportive treatment, while three were suspected cases.He also disclosed that 20 more persons who were first treated and proven to be Ebola negative are expected to be released later from the treatment center and reunited with their family members and communities.
However, he said the tracing team will continue their daily monitoring of these 20 persons because there are possibilities that they could still come down with some of the symptoms while undergoing their 21 days surveillance.