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Ebola Cases in Sierra Leone Will ‘Soon Eclipse’ Liberia
1,339 cases of the country's 6,599 overall were recorded in three weeks in November(11/26/2014 8:27:26 PM)
Sierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent weeks, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.(11/26/2014 4:32:29 PM)
Sierra Leone seeks U.S. military help to fight Ebola
By Emma Farge DAKAR (Reuters) - Sierra Leone appealed to the United States on Wednesday to send military aid to help it battle Ebola as it falls behind its West African neighbors Guinea and Liberia in the fight against the virus. The worst recorded Ebola outbreak has killed at least 5,689 people, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, as the virus has overwhelmed African countries with ...(11/26/2014 2:50:30 PM)
Sierra Leone official: Ebola worst could be over
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone --- The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday. But in a reminder of how serious the situation is in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said the country accounted for more than half of the new cases in the hardest-hit ...(11/26/2014 6:12:27 PM)
Sierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies
Failure to pay hazard cash for handling dead as bonus cash appears to go missing(11/25/2014 2:01:31 PM)
Number of Ebola cases nears 16,000 as Sierra Leone loses ground: WHO
The death toll in the world's worst Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported in eight countries by Nov. 23, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.(11/26/2014 3:13:24 PM)
Sierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies in pay protest
Burial workers in Sierra Leone have dumped bodies in the street outside a hospital in protest at authorities' failure to pay bonuses for handling Ebola victims.(11/26/2014 12:45:22 PM)
Ebola in Sierra Leone may have reached peak, says minister, as another doctor infected
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent weeks, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.(11/26/2014 4:50:22 PM)
Ebola workers in Sierra Leone dump bodies
Health workers leave up to 15 Ebola victims' bodies at hospital entrance in Kenema city in protest over pay.(11/25/2014 8:12:17 PM)
Hissing And Sighing: The Lament Of Sex Workers In Sierra Leone
Ebola has made it harder for the prostitutes who issue a come-hither "hiss" along Lumley Beach. Customers are hard to find, pay is down, and, like everyone, the women are scared of the deadly virus.(11/26/2014 12:24:48 PM)
Source: Yahoo