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Friday, 08-22-14, 5:08Cabinet Bans Travellers From High-Risk Ebola Countries[Health-e]Travellers from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia not allowed into South Africa unless they are returning residents read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 10:12Nigerian, Sierra Leonean Journalists Learn Investigative Skills[IWPR]Participants encouraged to write in-depth pieces for their own media outlets. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 17:06Ebola in Sierra Leone – The Joy of Survivors[Unicef]Sierra Leone -I travelled upcountry last week to one of the worst affected areas of Sierra Leone – Kenema. When you arrive in the town, there's a feeling that Ebola has settled in with no plans to move any time soon. Chlorine buckets sit outside most restaurants for people to wash their hands; Ebola information posters are plastered on buildings; crackly radios are loudly broadcasting conversations about Ebola; people are talking about 'dis Ebola bisnis' relentlessly on the street; and handshaking has been replace read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 12:11Sierra Rutile Doles Le.1 Billion to Halt EVD in Sierra Leone[Sierra Leone Government]As part of its corporate social responsibility and as a way of responding adequately to the public health emergency, a leading mineral company, Sierra Rutile on Tuesday 19th August donated the sum of Le.1 billion (One Billion Leones) to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House, to help government in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak in the country. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 7:21African Governments Take Isolation Measures[Deutsche Welle]African governments are sealing their ports and airports in an attempt to halt the spread of Ebola. But will fever checks and entry bans really make any difference? read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 17:26British Doctor - Ebola 'Is a Terrifying Disease'[Deutsche Welle]Sierra Leone is on lockdown after the president declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of the Ebola virus. Dr. Oliver Johnson tells DW what it's like on the front line of the fight against the disease. read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 14:16Another Lead Doctor Dies From Ebola[Concord]Another Leading Physician in the Country's Fight Against the Dreaded Ebola Virus Has Died From the Disease, Ministry of Health Officials Have Confirmed. read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 7:46Ebola Spreads Throughout Sierra Leone[VOA]As Ebola virus outbreaks continue to spread in Sierra Leone, humanitarian agencies such as the International Rescue Committee (IRC) work to contain the disease and educate communities about how to prevent contamination. read more...
Tuesday, 08-12-14, 15:44Koroma Disappointed With International Community Over Ebola[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday 11th August expressed serious disappointment with the slow response of the international community towards the fight against the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone. read more...
Monday, 08-11-14, 15:24President Koroma Makes Follow Up Visit to WHO[Sierra Leone Government]By State House Communications Unit read more...

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