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Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: The world is not safe
Sparsely-equipped hospitals and beleaguered staff battle a disease whose victims outpace the number of beds being built All over Freetown, buildings, vehicles and people are being commandeered in the fight against Ebola. In the suburb of Wilberforce, in an old building for the telecommunications company Airtel, a dozen students loiter on a wall waiting to relieve staff from the trauma at the ...(10/31/2014 3:17:56 AM)
HeidelbergCement Sierra Leone Cuts Output Amid Ebola
Sierra Leone Cement Corp., a unit of Germany ’s HeidelbergCement AG (HEI) , cut production of the building material as the growing number of Ebola cases halts construction work across the West African country.(10/31/2014 3:32:04 AM)
Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.(10/30/2014 2:09:58 PM)
British navy arrives to 'kick Ebola out of Sierra Leone'
Freetown (AFP) - A British navy mission said it was nervous but ready "to see that Ebola is kicked out" as it arrived in Sierra Leone Thursday to treat victims of the deadly virus.(10/30/2014 6:11:44 PM)
Sierra Leone Leader: Change Behavior to End Ebola
Sierra Leone's president says battle against Ebola will only be won when behavior changes(10/29/2014 7:52:16 AM)
Here’s What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sierra Leone
Rare, reliable data about Ebola from inside a treatment center in Sierra Leone(10/29/2014 5:27:25 PM)
Top Ebola officials in Liberia and Sierra Leone describe successes amid looming danger
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.(10/30/2014 2:11:12 PM)
Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body. The study published Wednesday is based on data gathered from 106 patients diagnosed with Ebola at the Kenema Government Hospital in ...(10/30/2014 3:01:29 AM)
Safe Ebola burials in Sierra Leone a bright spot for U.S. envoy
By Michelle Nichols FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's capital Freetown has tripled the number of safe burials of Ebola victims in the past week and the challenge now is to expand that coordination across the country, U.S. envoy Samantha Power, said on Monday during a visit to West Africa. Nearly 5,000 people have died in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia during the worst outbreak of the ...(10/28/2014 2:33:42 AM)
Ebola in Sierra Leone: Food aid saving quarantined families from starvation
Christian Aid says food security has become a bigger concern for some people than catching Ebola(10/29/2014 12:11:19 PM)
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