Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan who has overseeing Ebola cases in Sierra Leone contracts the virus and is being treated in Kailahun, Sierra Leone.
The doctor who has played a major role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone was infected with the disease, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.
In a quest to contain and eradicate the Wild spread ,the doctor has always been at fore front, treating and attending to patient inflected by the deadly virus until falling ill.
Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan is being treated by the French aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres also known as Doctors Without Borders.
Sheik Umar Khan has been hailed as a national hero by the country’s health ministry. No details have been given of his condition.
The Ministry of Health took to Facebook to deny reports the doctor had died and said he is still alive and responding to treatments contrary to social media report of his demise.