LIBERIA: Woman Positive Of Ebola As Her 2-Year Old Child Goes Negative At The Gbarnga ETU

The center of the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) was on Tuesday, October 21 2014 a scene of wonders as a mother of a 2-year old child who was brought into the center after being tested positive of the Ebola virus, her two years old child who was also  checked proved negative.

Nurses and bystanders at the center were amazed after seen the child who appeared healthy, but in tears as his mother hand him over to a lady believed to be his aunt for home, "Thanked God for pouring his blessing upon ythis innocent child," one of the nurses in a rather joyoua atte of mind said.

According to residents who spoke to both the reporters from the GNN and a US based CBS News praised the Bong County ETU management team under the supervision of the International Medical Corps through the support of the USAID for doing more to safe lives of Ebola affected persons in the County.

As the team drove towards the ETU, engineers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL)( were seen busy constructing road leading to the main site of the ETU, as fleet of vehicles mainly pickups that are being used as ambulances were in convoy from villages carrying victms and would be victims of the virus to the treatment center.

According to information, this center since its estasblishment in the County has put out several persons who were earlier dianosed of the virus, and treated successfully, the number of deaths has reportedly reduced following the construction of this center.

"We have two buildings here; one is for those who are suspected patients, while the other is being used for hose pronounced confirmed patients of the disease. we are grateful to the International Medical Corps through the support of USAID for coming to our rescue of our people," one of te aid workers who refused to be named during this interview said.

Some of the residents and relatives of the victims who spoke to reporters thanked the International Medical Corps, saying it is this NGO that brought them to safety; freeing them from the deadly Ebola.

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