DAKAR (Reuters) - Spanish authorities have arrested a American man on charges of enslavement and diamond pillaging during Sierra Leone's civil war, a victims' association said on Saturday.
KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. And yet it loomed, even on this, her happiest day. She delivered her child just a few minutes' walk from the wardShow More Summary
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The last registered Ebola patient in Sierra Leone on Tuesday was released from a hospital.
Country joins neighbouring Liberia in countdown to being declared Ebola-free if no further case reported within 42 days.
Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient emerged from a treatment center Monday singing and dancing, marking a celebratory start to the 42-day countdown to the country being declared free of the virus.
Sierra Leone must go 42 days without another Ebola case in order to be declared free of Ebola virus
On Monday morning, Adama Sankoh walked out of the International Medical Corps treatment center in Makeni and onto a red carpet. Hundreds of people — including Sierra Leone's president, Ernest Bai Koroma — were waiting to celebrate. She is the last known Ebola patient in Sierra Leone; if no more cases are... More »
The fight against the ebola epidemic has ended in the country, for now.
The country celebrates but the World Health Organization says it must go six weeks without a new case before the nation can be declared virus-free.
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone released its last confirmed Ebola patient from hospital on Monday and began a 42-day countdown to being declared free of the virus, medical sources said.
MATENEH, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Health authorities in Sierra Leone released the country's last known Ebola patient from the hospital on Monday, a milestone that allows the nation to begin a 42-day countdown to being declared free of the virus that has killed nearly 4,000 people here. Show More Summary
Here’s some great news out of West Africa: according to the World Health Organization, the outbreak is down to its last couple of cases, with no new cases reported since early August. Read more...
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Senior ministers and U.N. officials joined hundreds of women in a beachfront, candlelit protest in Sierra Leone's capital as the killing of a 17-year-old girl highlighted a rise in violent crime in a country ravaged by Ebola.
Sierra Leone has gone a full week without a new case of the Ebola virus for the first time since the outbreak reached the country early last year, the World Health Organization reported this week. Last week, the government lifted the...Show More Summary
MARCH 27, 2015 At St. John of God Hospital in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, there is a large courtyard filled with trees. I was sitting in this beautiful spot with Margaret Bangura while she recalled her joy at becoming a newly qualified midwife in the spring of last year. Show More Summary
Sierra Leone has not recorded a new case of Ebola in the last week, a first since the outbreak reached the country in March last year, the World Health Organization said Monday. “This is very good news but we have to keep doing this intensive working with communities to identify potential new...
Use of rapid response teams and strong community involvement in finding Ebola virus disease cases and contacts is yielding results in Sierra Leone. An epidemiological week has now passed with no new Ebola cases for the first time since...Show More Summary