Ebola Phone Theft: Man Steals From An Infected Patient, Gets Virus

Posted: Updated:
An alleged thief has developed a case of Ebola after he stole a contaminated phone from an infected hospital patient. (Alamy)
An alleged thief has developed a case of Ebola after he stole a contaminated phone from an infected hospital patient. (Alamy)

Security and medical officials in Kibaale District have registered a case in which a man allegedly went in an isolation ward at Kagadi Hospital and stole a cellular phone from one of the Ebola patients.

The 40-year-old resident of Kyakabugahya LCI in Kagadi Town Council travelled about three kilometers to the hospital to apparently obtain a phone estimated to be valued at Shs60,000 more than two weeks ago.

Read the whole story at Daily Monitor

Around the Web

Man steals phone from Ebola patient at Uganda hospital, gets Ebola ...

H5N1: Uganda: Man steals phone from Ebola patient, gets infected

Man steals phone from Ebola patient, gets infected