Bomi Health Admin, Family Test Positive for Ebola


first_imgCredible reports reaching the Daily Observer from Tubmanburg, Bomi County, have revealed that the government-run hospital in Bomi County has been shut down.According to our sources, this is largely because Mr. Sando Sirleaf, the County Health Services Administrator (CHSA), and his family of 10 have been tested positive with the deadly Ebola virus, which is ravishing the nation.One of our sources, who is very close to the hospital, the county’s only referral hospital and major health facility, however, clarified that the hospital’s doors have not been totally closed, but that all of the patients, including admitted ones, have fled.Our source also said the Out-Patient Department (OPD) for routine treatments for malaria and other “common sicknesses,” is also empty, as out-patients have stopped coming to the hospital.According to our source, who has asked to remain anonymous, “Even most of the nurses have now left the hospital because they are afraid for their lives. This is why I said the hospital has now closed.”Our source further disclosed that on Sunday, July 27, the only two out-patients that went to the hospital were the last two remaining family members of the county’s Health Service Administrator, Mr. Sirleaf.The Daily Observer learned  that Mr. Sirleaf and nine members of his family were brought to Monrovia for screening after his son, Sando Sirleaf, Jr., head of the Gayah Hill Health Center, had tested positive with the Ebola virus, which is taking the lives of people every day.Following the screening, our Health Correspondent was reliably told that eight tested positive, are now isolated and are being given supported treatment by health workers. It was the last two, who were confirmed Sunday, as also having come down with the virus.Another source, who is also a Sirleaf, but no relation to Sando, said he is a very good friend of the Bomi Health Service Administrator’s entire family. This source disclosed to us that it was through the auspices of Mr. Sando Sirleaf that the Ghana-based Multi-TV came to Liberia and opened one of its overseas offices here in Monrovia.Also speaking to the Observer, however, Dr. Bernice Dahn, Liberia’s Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Health Minister for Health Services, said that the hospital has not been shut down.With what is happening in the country, she explained, people are just afraid to go to the health facility which, the CMO said, is the wrong decision to make.(For the latest news and updates, follow us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Liberian-Observer-Online/42279623238.)Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

SOCCER NEWS: CAPPRY ROVERS TEEN SEAN STARS FOR IRELAND


first_imgCAPPRY ROVERS NOTESCONGRATULATIONSCongratulations to Sean McBride who represented the Ireland u16’s in the Mayo International Cup. They were unfortunately beaten 2-0 in the final by Millwall F.C. Sean came so close to leveling the scoring in the final 10 minutes when he saw a fantastic header hit the post. He was on the score sheet in the semi final against Northern Ireland. Everybody at the club is very proud of Sean and his achievements to date. We all wish him continued success. Keep up the hard work Sean.CAPPRY ROVERS LOTTO Last weeks lotto numbers were 10, 13, 16, 18. There was no jackpot winner.The winner of the €50 lucky ticket was Patrick McBride, Cappry.Next weeks jackpot is €700. Remember if you’re not in you can’t win!!CAPPRY COUNTRY BARBEQUEDue to the Donegal game being played on Sunday we have brought forward the Cappry Country Barbeque to Friday 29th August @ 8pm.This is a night not to be missed. Rodeo Bull and fun and games on the night. Spot prizes to be given out on the night. Only €5 entry.Last years Barbeque proved to be a great night and was talked about for a long time after. All money raised on the night goes towards the youth football for the coming season. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. UNDERAGE TRAININGAll underage training has started back this week. Keep an eye on our facebook page for more information.SENIORSenior training is on Wednesday evening. Players to be on the pitch for 7.30pm. SOCCER NEWS: CAPPRY ROVERS TEEN SEAN STARS FOR IRELAND was last modified: August 26th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Will VAR be used in the FIFA 19? EA Sports chief reveals all


first_imgFIFA 19 is less than 24 hours from hitting the shelves worldwide and fans cannot wait to get their hands on the new game.Fans have had nearly two weeks to play the demo now and cannot wait for the real thing to finally drop. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 scrap Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos “There’s still a learning process of how ultimately it levels out to how it’s used.“There’s a grey area. But it’s definitely something we’ll monitor. If it becomes part of the footballing fabric to the point where it feels weird that it isn’t in a regular game, even if we don’t need it, then it’s something we can look at introducing. After a largely successful summer of using VAR at the World Cup in the summer, UEFA have confirmed they will follow FIFA’s lead and bring Video Assistant Referees (VAR) into the Champions League from the start of next season.This has led to fans speculating VAR could be included in this year’s edition of the game, to add to the authenticity of the experience.However, EA Sports creative director Matt Prior has revealed VAR will NOT be in this year’s game, but refused to rule it out for the future.Speaking to Eurogamer, Prior revealed: “We technically have VAR in the game because we know the pinpoint location of everything. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion silverware gameday cracker Most Popular Football News 2 2 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions FIFA 19 will be released on Friday Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT revealed latest SORRY England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won BEST OF VAR featured heavily at the World Cup, with a penalty being awarded as a result of its use in the Final “If there is that anticipation moment in real football that becomes a thing – and if we wanted to create that in our game because of authenticity… if it didn’t happen in our game and it’s happening all the time in the real game, arguably you could say we’re missing a part of the football fabric.”While the game may be too smart to need VAR, it may want to work on player likeness. One eagle-eyed fan has noticed when Petr Cech enters the boardroom for contract negotiations, he keeps his infamous helmet on.last_img read more