Trinidad Nurse in The Time of Ebola (+photos)

sancti spiritus, escambray, trinidad, ebola, cuba, sierra leone, malaria, cholera, save the children, who“Are you nuts? Those who go there don’t come back”. This was how he was openly addressed in the street as soon as people knew he would leave for Sierra Leone, to fight Ebola. But, when you hold firm convictions, nothing matters.

He completed his military service in Angola, in the 90s, where he had to assist the wounded during the war. He also went to Haiti, as member of the Henry Reeves Medical Brigade, and fulfilled a few other internationalist missions, as well.  Nevertheless, Francisco Gonzalo Prada Morales (Panchi), from Trinidad, central Cuba, decided to do it again, and joined the first group of Cuban health cooperators who flew on October 1st.

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