Local Church Mourns Ebola Death of Doctor Martin Salia - NBC4 Washington

Tracee Wilkins and the News4 team covering where you live

Local Church Mourns Ebola Death of Doctor Martin Salia

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    How Telehealth Technology is Revolutionizing Healthcare
    United Methodist News Service
    Dr. Martin Salia

    The resident bishop of the Washington area United Methodist Church says the church is mourning the death from Ebola of a physician who worked in one of its hospitals in Sierra Leone.

    Bishop Marcus Matthews of the Washington Area/Baltimore-Washington Conference of the church said in a statement Monday Dr. Martin Salia was "God's angel'' for thousands of people who did not always have access to health care.

    Salia died Monday a Nebraska hospital, where he had been flown from Africa after contracting the Ebola virus.

    Matthews says Baltimore-Washington Conference and Great Plains Conference will be supporting the Salia family.

    Those who want to contribute can send a check, with "Dr. Salia Fund'' in the memo line, to BWC Treasurer, 11711 East Market Place, Fulton MD 20759.