Ebola: Woman saves three relatives from death
Story highlightsFatu Kekula, 22, nursed four family members infected with EbolaFatu protected herself using trash bags, rubber boots, gloves and a maskHer protection method is being taught to others in West AfricaIt can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola.
Her father. Her mother. Her sister. Her cousin. Fatu took care of them all, single-handedly feeding them, cleaning them and giving them medications.
And she did so with remarkable success. Three out of her four patients survived. That's a 25% death rate -- considerably better than the estimated Ebola death rate