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Six months after Ebola appeared, Sierra Leone still lacks beds for patients
Delays in building treatment facilities have contributed to the rapid spread of the infectious disease.(11/20/2014 10:23:00 PM)
UK volunteers fly to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The first wave of volunteers from Britain's National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an "intense" surge in cases.(11/22/2014 8:04:26 AM)
Ebola: Sierra Leone hit by lack of treatment units
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - The 7-year-old boy's family and friends are praying over his body when the men in yellow protective suits, face shields and masks arrive. The boy had died at his home in Freetown. This same day, the collection team goes into a house for the body of another Ebola victim.(11/22/2014 6:17:42 PM)
Ebola-hit Sierra Leone's late cocoa leaves bitter taste
Kenema (Sierra Leone) (AFP) - Cocoa farmer Sam Turner grips tight as his bike wobbles along the country track in Ebola-hit eastern Sierra Leone, groaning under the weight of beans harvested a month late.(11/23/2014 12:53:18 AM)
UK health volunteers head to S. Leone to tackle Ebola
London (AFP) - A first group of volunteers from Britain's state National Health Service left for Sierra Leone on Saturday to join the Ebola epidemic fightback.(11/22/2014 6:30:27 PM)
First British volunteers fly to Sierra Leone, where experts warn of 'intense' Ebola surge
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The first wave of volunteers from Britain's National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an "intense" surge in cases.(11/22/2014 8:41:39 AM)
Ebola crisis: British medic returns 'home' to Sierra Leone to treat sick in country he fled during war
Now Mohamed Koker is returning to the country of his birth to fight the killer disease spreading into the areas where his brothers and sisters still live.(11/22/2014 4:08:30 PM)
Winnipeg Sierra Leone community sells shirts to help fight Ebola
Winnipeg's Sierra Leone community continues to help in the fight against Ebola, and on Friday that help took the form of a fundraiser and by selling t-shirts.(11/22/2014 4:20:33 PM)
Ebola survey teams take a grim census in Sierra Leone
Just this week, 234 new confirmed infections were reported, and every day hundreds of residents call the emergency line to report more possible cases in their neighborhoods.(11/22/2014 5:29:43 PM)
Sierra Leone: How Will Anti-Ebola Measures Affect Farmers?
[RFI]Subsistence and smallholder farmers are being hit hard by measures put in place by the Sierra Leonean government to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Food insecurity is on the rise in the Northern Province as a result of checkpoints, limits on public gatherings and the suspension of farmers markets.(11/21/2014 4:19:22 AM)
Source: Yahoo