Akosua Puni and Professor Peter Piot

Akosua Puni and Professor Peter Piot

The Michael Essien Foundation has visited the scientist Professor Peter Piot who co-discovered the Ebola virus.

The Belgian is now director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Back in September 1976, he was a 27year-old researcher at a microbiology laboratory in Antwerp when he identified the new pathogen.

Akosua Puni, wife of Essien and a leading member of the player?s foundation, visited the professor.

Last month, there was fund raising auction in London organised by UnitedagstEbola and Michael Essien Official Home of The Game of Hope to raise funds ?Ebola Education in West Africa.

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