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Sudan J Paed. 2014; 14(2): 112-23

Loss of a Stethoscope: Ebola memoirs.

Abdul-Wahab Abdul-Gadir Babikir; Sarar Mohamed.


Loss of a Stethoscope is a real story highlighting the first epidemic of Ebola virus in the World, narrated by an eye witness. It occurred in southern Sudan (currently, South Sudan), mainly in Maridi. A Stethoscope that the people of Sudan are in an impelling need for was lost there. The hero is Dr. Abdeen Kairy, the doctor who managed the epidemic on his own at Maridi Hospital. He was an ebullient and graceful doctor who steps in confidence, determination and bravery towards his determined goal. He breaks through risks and disdains all hardships. He treated the lethal idiopathic disease. He got infected and died as the Martyr of Duty, Honor and Heroism.

Key words: Ebola virus; Epidemic; Maridi; Memoires; South Sudan; Sudan

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