A BARBADIAN IN SIERRA LEONE – FIGHTING EBOLA ONE DAY AT A TIME

They say you can find a Bajan anywhere in the world and the latest such traveller is doing their part to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Alvin Hart, is a Registered Nurse who works with the Infection Control and Prevention Dept of the World Health Organisation, he is in Barbados for a brief interlude before concluding his tenure which wraps up in December.

Hart says Sierra Leone is at 21 days without infection and seeking to reach 42 days, anything longer than that means Sierra Leone is considered free of the Ebola virus. However their main challenge is to get people to stop eating bush meat, the untreated food still has a strong following in their underground markets;-

Hart says Sierra Leone is at 21 days without infection and seeking to reach 42 days, anything longer than that means Sierra Leone is considered free of the Ebola virus. However their main challenge is to get people to stop eating bush meat, the untreated food still has a strong following in their underground markets;-

When asked how he felt undertaking such a potentially dangerous journey, Alvin admitted he was not fully comfortable with the project at first, but saw it as an unusual chance to improve his experience as medical professional;-

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