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Why Is The VP Of Sierra Leone Running The Country By Laptop?
He quarantined himself because his bodyguard died of Ebola. The virus is still taking a toll, with 81 new cases last week. Maybe it's because people are no longer being careful.(3/5/2015 3:44:10 PM)
More Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone last week, no Liberia cases - WHO
Guinea and Sierra Leone reported 132 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to March 1, an increase of 34 over the previous week, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Liberia did not report any new confirmed infections in the week for the first time since May last year, but disease surveillance may not be optimal given the low number of samples, the U.N. agency said in its latest ...(3/5/2015 2:15:29 AM)
Sierra Leone vice president in Ebola quarantine
After a surprising death close to home, top government official says he wants to "lead by example"(3/1/2015 1:14:39 PM)
Charity worker will help bury Sierra Leone victims of Ebola
A CRISIS relief worker left Cowley for Sierra Leone yesterday to help tackle the Ebola crisis.(3/5/2015 12:56:12 PM)
Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.(3/3/2015 9:44:22 PM)
Sierra Leone: For Sierra Leone's Amputees, Ebola Hits Twice As Hard
[Ebola Deeply] During Sierra Leone's 11-year civil war, as many as 27,000 people are estimated to have been disabled or lost limbs in brutal amputations by Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels. Marginalized by society, many of them rely on street begging. So how has the Ebola outbreak affected them? Khadi Mansaray found out.(3/3/2015 8:17:58 AM)
Sierra Leone: A Marriage of Convenience - the UK Military and NGOs
[IRIN] London -It's an interesting moment for the UK armed forces. Currently their biggest overseas deployment is not military at all, in the normal sense of the world, but humanitarian, as part of Operation Gritrock, fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone. There they are working alongside civilian health staff and NGOs, and under the leadership of a civilian official from the overseas development ...(3/4/2015 3:31:35 AM)
Sierra Leone: Ebola 'Blood Money' Saga!
[Concord] Members of the Public Account Committee in Parliament yesterday ordered the Director of Finance and Resources in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to retrieve and pay the sum of Le160,000,000 from CL Group Contractor - Patrick Cole - into the health emergency response account at the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank latest 16 March.(3/5/2015 5:47:25 AM)
Sierra Leone To Get $114 Million Boost To Tackle Ebola
Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone is to receive a $114 million (R1.3 billion) injection from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) towards tackling the deadly disease that has so far killed nearly 10 000 people in West Africa. In a statement released on Monday, the IMF said it’s executive board had approved a $114.63 million in financing and(3/3/2015 6:23:42 AM)
Ebola flares up as unsafe burials continue
Guinea and Sierra Leone reported 132 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to March 1, an increase of 34 over the previous week, the World Health Organisation said.(3/4/2015 11:11:14 PM)
Source: Yahoo