Ebola outbreak in Uganda: trainee doctors strike

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 Ebola outbreak in Uganda: trainee doctors strike

Medical trainees fighting Ebola at the epicenter of the outbreak in Uganda accuse the government of putting their lives at risk.

most of the time you make contact with the patient with your bare hands,” one medic said.

All trainees at Mubende Regional Hospital say they are on strike and demand to be moved to a safer location, BBC reported.

At the same time, Emmanuel Ainebyuna, spokesman for the Ugandan Ministry of Health, said that “there was no strike at the hospital.”

However, all 34 hospital interns, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, announced their decision to go on strike in a joint statement.

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