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  • Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

    Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.
  • Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola

    Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola
    Dr. Matthew Waxman recently returned to Los Angeles after spending nearly two months in the town of Lunsar, Sierra Leone, where he treated Ebola patients at an isolated medical facility. He and colleagues toiled in harsh and stressful conditions, caring...

    Ebola fear puts Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine

    Ebola fear puts Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine
    Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana is set to become acting president later Sunday when President Ernest Bai Koroma leaves Sierra...

    Sierra Leone registers rise in new Ebola cases

    President Ernest Bai Koroma reinstated restrictions in Sierra Leone in response to the rise in confirmed cases of Ebola. Sierra Leone recorded 18 new cases of Ebola in the week ending Saturday, up from 16 new cases last week. This breaks the trend of...

    Ebola cases prompt mini-quarantine in Sierra Leone capital

    Sierra Leone imposed a quarantine in a fishing district of the capital city, Freetown, after at least five new Ebola cases were confirmed there, an official said Saturday. The measure, imposed Friday, affects the coastal district of Aberdeen, which...