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  • 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.
  • UN Ebola chief says community action key to ending Ebola

    The U.N. Ebola chief says the goal set by the presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea of reducing the number of new cases of the deadly disease to zero by April 15 can be reached — but only if local communities stop unsafe burials and hands-...

    Sierra Leone promises probe into Ebola spending

    Sierra Leone's government promised a full investigation Monday after an internal audit found that nearly one-third of the money received to fight Ebola was spent without saving the necessary receipts and invoices to justify the spending. The audit report...

    Sierra Leone identifies scores of Ebola cases during three-day curfew

    At least 130 Ebola cases were identified and scores of bodies buried during a three-day curfew in Sierra Leone, the country’s health authorities said Monday, calling the controversial effort largely successful. In one of the most aggressive...

    Sierra Leone imposes three-day lockdown in bid to halt Ebola

    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, according to Sierra Leone’s leader, who ushered in a controversial three-day curfew across the entire country Friday in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola virus. In a measure criticized by...