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Bats invade Bomi Suehn-Mecca health Clinic

Ferricks Dainsee

( 10, 2014)-Swarms of bats have invaded the Mecca Community Clinic in Suehn-Mecca District, Bomi County.

The health workers of the clinic said: “The bat invasion has instilled fear in us at the clinic.”

They made the statement at the week-end during President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s visit to the clinic.

Making the statement, on behalf of her colleagues, Winifred Reed, told President Johnson-Sirleaf: “We are living in fear, because bats and monkeys are said to be the major carriers of the Ebola virus.”

“Hundreds of bats are living in the clinic’s ceiling. Our lives are in serious danger, because the clinic has been infested with bat feces,” Madam Reed said.

The health worker is also calling on the Government to remove the bats, disinfect, renovate and expand the health facility.

“This is necessary, because it is here that we are providing medical care to thousands of patients from Bomi,
Gbarpolu, Bong and parts of Margibi Counties,” she added.
At the same time, citizens of Bomi and Gbarpolu Counties are calling on the Government to rehabilitate the road linking Virginia Township in Montserrado County, through Bomi to Gbarpolu Counties.

Suehn Mecca District Commissioner, Boakai Dukuly, made the appeal on behalf of the citizens of both counties.
Mr. Dukuly said: “We are finding it difficult to travel, because of the deplorable condition of this major road.”


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