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Sierra Leone president visits Ebola center
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's president visited the center of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus. It was Ernest Bai Koroma's first visit to the northeastern district of Kenema since the start of the epidemic that has killed some 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health ...(7/28/2014 4:39:05 PM)
Sierra Leone president visits Ebola epicentre
Sierra Leone's president visited the epicentre of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus. It was Ernest Bai Koroma's first visit to the northeastern district of Kailahun since the start of the epidemic that has killed some 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO ...(7/28/2014 10:20:27 AM)
Sierra Leone Ebola patient, recovered from family, dies in ambulance
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said. Health officials say fear and mistrust of health workers in Sierra Leone, where many have more faith in traditional medicine, are ...(7/27/2014 5:31:07 PM)
Sierra Leone president visits Ebola centre
Sierra Leone's president visited the centre of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus. It was Ernest Bai Koroma's first visit to the northeastern district of Kenema since the start of the epidemic that has killed some 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), making ...(7/28/2014 5:56:44 PM)
Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient dies in ambulance
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment centre and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said. Health officials say fear and mistrust of health workers in Sierra Leone, where many have more faith in traditional medicine, are ...(7/27/2014 7:57:30 AM)
Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient located, dies in ambulance
A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said.(7/27/2014 8:36:34 AM)
Ebola centre in Sierra Leona under guard after protest march
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Police were guarding an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone on Saturday, the day after thousands marched on the clinic following allegations by a former nurse the deadly virus was invented to conceal "cannibalistic rituals" there, a regional police chief said. Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, at least 660 people have died from the illness ...(7/27/2014 3:48:53 AM)
Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone escaped patient dies
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials have told the BBC. Her family had forcibly removed her from a public hospital on Thursday. Saudatu Koroma’s is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in the country’s capital Freetown, where...  [Read More...](7/27/2014 7:18:56 PM)
First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital
A woman suffering from the first confirmed case of Ebola in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, has died after her parents forcibly took her from hospital, the health ministry said Sunday. Saudatu Koroma, a 32-year-old trainee hairdresser, was admitted to a clinic in a western suburb of the capital on July 23 and tested positive for the disease, which has already killed more than 200 people in ...(7/27/2014 1:06:21 PM)
Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.(7/26/2014 4:49:36 PM)
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