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U.K. nurse who kicked Ebola back in hospital months later

Pauline Cafferkey recovered after contracting disease in Sierra Leone, but appears to be suffering serious, unusual complications

America’s Ebola Panic

It’s been a year since peak “Fearbola” in the United States—the out-of-proportion panic at the possibility of Ebola cases in this country. At that time, the outbreak was increasing dramatically in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia. Thomas...Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Women too afraid to visit maternity facilities during Ebola outbreak

During the recent Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, mothers-to-be avoided health care facilities due to fear of infection, although the usual standard of service was maintained.

Sierra Leone: Frontline Nurses In Aftermath of Ebola Outbreak Battle Depression, Stigma and Lack of Recognition

PhotoCredit: Michael Duff | Women in The Survivor Dream Project Magdalene is confident as she introduces herself to the group of nineteen survivors. "My name is Magdalene and I am a nurse, I survived Ebola. I caught it from work". She stops there, smiles and names her gratitude for the day, "I am happy to be sitting here with all of you, alive. Show More Summary

Ori Ritual Body Art By Laolu Senbanjo Featuring Azizaa

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

The Yoruba of West Africa (Benin, Nigeria and Togo, also including parts of Ghana, Cameroon and Sierra Leone) are responsible for one of the oldest and finest artistic traditions in Africa, a tradition that remains vital and influential today. Nigerian visual artist Laolu Senbanjo performs Yoruba Ritual Body Art on Ghanaian musician Azizaa. YouTube link The Presurfer

Amara Darboh Celebrates U.S. Citizenship With One-Handed Circus Catch

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Amara Darboh and his family fled the civil war in Sierra Leone when he was two years old, and after four years of moving across West Africa, he was eventually taken in by a family in Iowa. Both of his parents were killed in the fighting, and The Ann Arbor News has the definitive profile on him, which is worth your time. Show More Summary

Ebola Is Not Over When It’s Over

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone—Ebola continues to blindside us. We still know next to nothing about the virus. It resurfaced unexpectedly in Liberia in July, two months after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak there over. One...Show More Summary

10 Critical Mistakes Made During The Ebola Outbreak Last Year: AP

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that the World Health Organization and other responders faced avoidable obstacles in their efforts to stop the spiraling Ebola outbreak last summer in Kenema, a pivotal seeding point for the virus and a microcosm of the messy response across West Africa. Show More Summary

Sierra Leone faces setback in Ebola fight

Two recent deaths prompt renewed emphasis on increasing awareness of the virus in the West African nation.

'AIDS on steroids': Comparing the spread of Ebola, AIDS in Africa

Just weeks after Sierra Leone discharged its last patient, a new study reflects on the lessons learnt from the recent outbreak of Ebola, comparing it with that of AIDS in Africa in the early 1980s. The authors conclude that both Ebola...Show More Summary

Sierra Leone floods kill four, government tells people to stay home

FREETOWN (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and scores injured following torrential rains in Sierra Leone's capital on Wednesday, according to the West African country's head of Disaster Management, Mary Mye-Kamara. 

At Least 5 New Cases of Ebola Virus Registered in Sierra Leone - WHO

At least five new cases of the Ebola virus were detected in Sierra Leone recently, according to World Health Organization (WHO).

Sierra Leone quarantines hundreds after new Ebola death

More than 680 people isolated after a 16-year-old girl dies of Ebola infection in the northern city of Makeni.

WELL, THIS ISN’T GOOD: Hundreds Quarantined as Ebola Returns to Sierra Leone District….

WELL, THIS ISN’T GOOD: Hundreds Quarantined as Ebola Returns to Sierra Leone District.

Life After Ebola in Sierra Leone

After 17 months, Sierra Leone continues its fight against Ebola, with five new cases in September alone. The latest is a 16-year-old girl in Bombali district, an area that hasn't had an Ebola case in 169 days. The continued appearance...Show More Summary

New Ebola Death Prompts Quarantine in Sierra Leone

The announcement marked another setback in ending Ebola transmission

The Flying Stars

We follow the story of Bornor, the captain of an amputee football team, who is haunted by Sierra Leone's civil war.

New Mercenary Fic Graphic Novel: Executive Outcomes, by Nick Bicanic and M. Zachary Sherman

In the 1995-1996 Sierra Leone Civil War, South African mercenary company Executive Outcomes was tasked with reclaiming the valuable diamond mines for the country’s government, and crushing the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), who were rebelling with support from a similar group in neighboring Liberia. Show More Summary

New Ebola case in Sierra Leone quarantine village: president

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Another woman has tested positive for Ebola in a village in northern Sierra Leone already under quarantine after the death of a 67-year-old woman a week ago, President Ernest Bai Koroma said. Koroma said the new case, confirmed on Saturday, had been in contact with the woman who died on August 28...

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