Religious sister working as nurse in Liberia dies of Ebola
August 11, 2014
A Catholic religious sister working in a hospital in Liberia has died of the Ebola virus, the Fides news service reports.
Sister Pascaline Chantale, a native of Congo and member of the Hospitaler Order of St. John of God, died on August 9 after contracting the deadly virus, apparently through her work with victims at a hospital in Monrovia.
Another woman religious at the same institution, Sister Paciencia Melgar, from Guinea, is also reported as seriously ill.
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