UK military medic Corporal Anna Cross has been cured of ebola, contracted while she nursed patients in Sierra Leone. She gave a press conference in the Royal Free hospital in London, where she was treated. She is the first person in the world to be given the experimental Ebola drug MIL 77, made in China. Show More Summary
Six million people to be confined to their homes for three days as West African nation brings Ebola under control.
Of the many places mentioned on Frank Ocean’s adventurous debut album, Channel Orange—Egypt, California, Denver, Sierra Leone, Miami, Amsterdam, India, Arkansas, Spain, Idaho—perhaps the most significant is the one not named: the Internet. Show More Summary
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's army chief on Monday ordered soldiers to remain in their barracks and warned them to steer clear of a political crisis that has erupted following the controversial dismissal of the West African nation's vice-president.
Northern Irishman and former Sierra Leone boss Johnny McKinstry is named the new coach of the Rwanda national football team.
Dealing with highly infectious patients in remote environments introduces a host of unusual problems. Anything that goes into the isolation ward can only come out if treated with chlorine or other sterilizing substance. That means that...Show More Summary
Police stormed the headquarters of the country’s bar association Friday as lawyers gathered to decide whether the president’s decision to fire his vice president was unconstitutional.
Google has developed a specialized tablet in order to assist aid workers in Sierra Leone with easily tracking the vitals of patients afflicted with Ebola. The device, which is essentially a Sony Xperia tablet wrapped in a protective casing, is designed to be used with gloves and can endure the harsh weather conditions in the area. Show More Summary
Jay Achar was treating Ebola patients at a makeshift hospital in Sierra Leone. He needed more time, and he needed better tech. The post Google Builds a New Tablet for the Fight Against Ebola appeared first on WIRED.
As long as Ebola remains in one of the West African countries at the center of the epidemic the whole region remains at risk
(Reuters) - The last two members of a group of U.S. healthcare workers whose colleague is being treated for the Ebola virus returned on Wednesday from Sierra Leone to the United States, where they are being monitored for possible exposure to the deadly virus. Show More Summary
Samuel Sam-Sumana accused by President Koroma of abandoning duties after seeking refuge in US embassy in Freetown.
Four more Americans who were in Sierra Leone working to help eradicate Ebola were flown back to the states on Tuesday to be monitored for the disease.
Sam-Sumana had asked for asylum at the US embassy in Freetown after soldiers encircled his residence on Saturday.
Michaela DePrince, adopted from a Sierra Leone orphanage at age 4, is now, at 20, a member of the Dutch National Ballet. Since the publication last year of her memoir and a subsequent TEDx talk in Amsterdam, she has become a box office draw for the company and has been fending off requests for everything […]
The patient was working in Sierra Leone
The American patient, whose identity hasn't been publicly released, was taken to the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center last week, after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has been downgraded to critical condition at the National Institutes of Health, doctors said Monday. The agency...Show More Summary