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Nigeria Contained Ebola; Can We Contain Lassa Fever and Zika Virus?

On the 14th January 2016, the World Health Organisation declared an end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Less than a day later, a new case in Sierra Leone was detected, indicating that the path to eradication must be paved with vigilance and patience. Show More Summary

Sierra Leone Releases 55 People From Ebola Quarantine

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Sierra Leone has released 55 people from Ebola quarantine but is urgently seeking another 48 people who may be infected with the virus. The West African country was declared Ebola-free on November 7, 2015 but suffered a setback when a new death from the virus was confirmed on January 15. Show More Summary

Sierra Leone: Pro-Life People Protest Proposed Law to Legalize Abortions

Religious leaders of Muslim and Christian faith are putting aside differences to unite against a Sierra Leone law that would legalize abortion until 12 weeks of pregnancy. The bill to legalize abortion in the West Africa country was passed in December 2015 with the help of U.S. based pro-abortion lobbyists, but was not signed by […]

Christians, Muslims rally against abortion law in Sierra Leone

'Muslims and Christians have been getting together for some time' in the small African country, one reverend opposing the proposed law said.

Two New Confirmed Ebola Cases Prove Virus in 2nd Generation

Two new confirmed cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone prove that the virus is now in its second generation and there is currently no vaccine to tackle it, WHO's Special Representative for the Ebola Response told Sputnik Friday.

Watch a Surreal Rap Video from Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone's Historic Homes, Built by Freed Slaves, Under Threat

A Board House in Freetown, Sierra Leone, an example of traditional architecture built by former American slaves. Image by rossfhilton. European modernism, French villas, Spanish haciendas: like many aspects of American culture, the roots of local architecture in the United...

OOPS: Sierra Leone has confirmed a new case of Ebola. This is the second infection since the West A…

OOPS: Sierra Leone has confirmed a new case of Ebola. This is the second infection since the West African nation declared an end to the epidemic last week.

Fear in Sierra Leone as new Ebola case is confirmed

Woman caring for earlier victim identified as second patient in less than a week raising worries of further cases.

Second Ebola Case Since End of Outbreak Confirmed in Sierra Leone - Reports

A new Ebola case has been registered in Sierra Leone, the second since West Africa was declared Ebola-free last week, local journalists report.

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Ebola reemerges in Sierra Leone after woman dies of disease

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The case came a day after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak over in West Africa.

More than 100 affected by new Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has identified more than 100 contacts of a new Ebola case that emerged in the West African nation's north last week, and 28 of those people are at high risk, officials have said. Swabs from a 22-year-old woman who died last week tested positive for Ebola, Sierra Leone authorities said...

More Than 100 People Quarantined After Sierra Leone Ebola Death

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to spread, just as the deadliest outbreak on record appeared to be over. Show More Summary

Sierra Leone Quarantines 109 People After Ebola Death

Health authorities in Sierra Leone have quarantined more than 100 people who came into contact with the country’s latest Ebola victim, Reuters reported. Sierra Leonean officials confirmed on Thursday that a patient died from Ebola last...Show More Summary

Sierra Leone quarantines 100 people after Ebola death

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Sierra Leone’s government on Saturday urged the public not to panic as it announced that more than 100 people had been quarantined following a new death from Ebola just as the country seemed to have overcome the epidemic. The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed that a 22-year-old...

Day After Ebola Outbreak Is Declared Over, Sierra Leone Reports a Death

3 weeks agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

A 22-year-old woman from the northern part of the country was identified as the victim, and certain areas would be quarantined in response to her death.

New Ebola Death Confirmed Hours After Outbreak Declared Over

Hours after the World Health Organization declared an end to the Ebola outbreak that has plagued West Africa for some two years, officials in Sierra Leone on Thursday confirmed a new death from the virus, BBC reports. The WHO has warned, the BBC notes, that flare-ups are expected. "We are...

New Ebola case in Sierra Leone: A tragic reminder to focus on the bigger picture

Just hours after the WHO declared West Africa free of Ebola transmission yesterday, Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a new death from Ebola. This is another reminder of the continued fragility of the situation—something we have seen time and time again since the first case emerged in March 2014.

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