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Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:17 pm ]
Post subject:  Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Abandoned In West Point & Dead

Multiple media reports have pictures of Saah Exco, 10M, abandoned in West Point after looting of holding facility. Days earlier his parents and brother had died, with Ebola symptoms.

Saah Exco has died.

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

At the West Point holding center on Thursday, Finda Zanobo, a 30-year-old mother, stood wearing a grubby white polo shirt and surrounded by six small children. Two little boys looked scared, while the others played, unaware of the meaning or significance of their surroundings. Zanobo said she was their only living adult caregiver.

“The people bring me here because they say all my family finished, all my family dying, dying,” she said. “They say I come here and they take test for me.” She recounted rolling days of death: On Monday her mother died. On Tuesday the little boys’ father and mother died. On Wednesday her husband died.

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2 ... ponse.html

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:29 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

On Friday, after days of waiting for Ebola test results and an ill nephew, Saah, to be given treatment, Zanobo said that she wanted to leave but that the health workers wouldn’t let her. As night fell, she huddled with the children in her care on two mattresses next to a cheap portable light.

Saah, who had been coughing and experiencing diarrhea all night, lay on the edge of a school bench turned on its side. He wore only a jacket because he had soiled his clothes. Zanobo had separated him from the other children to make sure he didn’t infect them if he had Ebola. She took one of her lapa scarves and placed it over Saah.

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:37 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

On Saturday, when the holding center was ransacked, Zanobo fled along with other patients. Their whereabouts are unknown. The mattresses were stolen and could be infected and they are said to be floating around in the community.

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:43 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

Liberian Child Suspected of Contracting Ebola Clings to Life

Saah Exco was one of the patients pulled out of a center for people suspected of contracting Ebola when the facility was overrun looters on Saturday.

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ebola- ... fe-n184406

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

It comes as 17 patients suspected of having Ebola who disappeared after a health centre in Liberia was attacked by a mob have been traced.
But local clinics are refusing help to those who have been found, including a 10-year-old boy, for fear they will be infected with the deadly virus.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z3Att3YEAE

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:50 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

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Local residents gather around a very sick Saah Exco, 10, in a West Point slum back alley in Monrovia, Liberia, on Aug. 19, 2014. According to community organizer John Saah Mbayoh, Saah's mother died of suspected but untested Ebola virus in West Point before he was brought to the isolation center on the evening of Aug. 13.

Author:  niman [ Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

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Local residents gather around a very sick Saah Exco, 10, in a back alley of the West Point slum in Monrovia, Liberia. The boy was one of the patients that was pulled out of a holding centre for suspected Ebola patients when the facility was overrun by a mob on Saturday

Author:  niman [ Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:14 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

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Local residents discuss how to help Saah Exco in an alley of the West Point slum on Aug. 19. Saah came with his brother, Tamba, 6, aunt Ma Hawa, and cousins, but his brother died on Friday at the isolation center. Saah fled the facility that night with several other patients before it was overrun on Saturday afternoon by looters, who stole blood-stained sheets and mattresses.

Author:  niman [ Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:18 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Ebola Toll - Saah Exco 10M Dying and Abandoned In West P

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A local clinic Tuesday refused to treat the boy, according to residents, because of the danger of infection, although he was never tested for Ebola

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z3Au1XBEvE

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