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Ebola: Mob Force Workers to Shut Treatment Centre

A doctor attending to a patient suffering from Ebola Virus
A doctor attending to a patient suffering from Ebola Virus
Angry mob on Friday attacked a treatment center in Guinea where staff from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) were trying to contain outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.

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The attack forced the workers to shut down the centre, a spokesman for the medical charity said.

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“We have evacuated all our staff and closed the treatment center,” Sam Taylor told Reuters adding that the attackers in Macenta had accused MSF of bringing the disease to the southeastern town.

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“We have the full support of the local leaders and we’re working with the authorities to try and resolve this problem as quickly as possible so we can start treating people again,” he said, declining to give further details of the incident.

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