An Ebola Hero Had A Baby In Liberia. 4 Days Later She Was Dead : Goats and Soda : NPR

She survived the virus and made the cover of Time magazine as an ‘Ebola fighter.’ Now she’s dead at 28, leaving behind a husband and their four young children.

Source: An Ebola Hero Had A Baby In Liberia. 4 Days Later She Was Dead : Goats and Soda : NPR

Salome Karwah had lived through civil war, survived Ebola and served as a global face of humanitarianism in Liberia. But skittish hospital workers refused her care after a post-natal collapse, and she died days after giving birth to a son. “When I was depressed, she was there to comfort me,” says her husband, the father of her four children. “When I was downhearted, she was there to reawaken me. And she was always smiling.”

Read Salome’s story.

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