Skip to comments.Ebola Health Care Workers in Liberia Defy Call to Strike
Posted on 10/15/2014 10:44:56 AM PDT by JerseyanExile
Liberian health care workers largely ignored a call to strike Monday, despite claims that an estimated 80% of them are being forced to go without adequate supplies to fight the Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 4,000 lives in west Africa.
The government had asked health care workers to be reasonable, arguing a strike would have negative consequences on the containment of the outbreak, BBC reports. Liberias National Health Workers Association had called the strike demanding an increase in hazard pay
Liberia is one of countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, with 3,924 cases of the more than 8,000 total. Thousands of health care workers were due to stop treating patients as part of the strike, Reuters reports. But most medical staff continued continued caring for the sick Monday.
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And FB dude threw $25 million at the moronic CDC.
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