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ABY Health: Ebola – What You Should Know

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In the month of July alone, so many things have gone wrong that one is more than tempted to connect these events to the ‘End Times’ as predicted by John in the Bible book of Revelations. 

Two plane crashes, terrorism in Gaza, more Boko Haram kidnappings and manslaughter…and now an apparent Ebola outbreak.

Amidst everything going on, the best way to stay safe is to be know what this dreaded disease is.

What Is Ebola?

-Ebola viral disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a highly infectious illness with fatality rates up to 90 percent according to the U.N. World Health Organization.

-It first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks – in Nzara, Sudan; and in Yambuku, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The latter was in a village situated near the Ebola River, from which the …

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Camer Spotlight: Dr Georges Bwelle (Let’s Make Him A Hero)

I have always been a fan of the CNN Heroes awards show. Every year I’d sit in front of the TV screen and listen to these extraordinary good deeds done by immensely kind people. Not only did these touching stories make me cry shamelessly but they also made me vow to be the first Cameroonian CNN hero.

But Dr. Georges Bwelle has beat me to it.

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Here’s What He Did:

Dr. Georges goes trekking through mud, rivers and jungle to provide free medical care. He offers free weekend surgeries. That is a huge lifesaver given the cost of surgery in Cameroon and the mass number of people who find it increasingly difficult to be able to afford surgery.

This Cameroonian doctor with a big heart is doing us proud. Here’s the story of Dr. Bwelle …

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