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Ebola is back after West Africa declared Ebola-free

A aid agency report says a woman who died of Ebola in Sierra Leone this week has potentially exposed at least twenty-seven other people to the virus

A aid agency report says a woman who died of Ebola in Sierra Leone this week has potentially exposed at least twenty-seven other people to the virus

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Guinea free of Ebola, says WHO

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

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Sierra Leone celebrates end of Ebola outbreak

Vigils and celebrations have been held in Freetown to mark the end of Sierra Leone’s Ebola outbreak, which killed close to 4,000 people in the

Vigils and celebrations have been held in Freetown to mark the end of Sierra Leone’s Ebola outbreak, which killed close to 4,000 people in the

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WHO declares Sierra Leone free of Ebola

The World Health Organisation has declared Sierra Leone free of Ebola. There hasn’t been a single case of the disease for the past 42 days. The

The World Health Organisation has declared Sierra Leone free of Ebola. There hasn’t been a single case of the disease for the past 42 days. The

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'Ebola nurse' Pauline Cafferkey critically ill

Pauline Cafferkey was readmitted to an specialist isolation unit at London's Royal Free Hospital last week.

Pauline Cafferkey was readmitted to an specialist isolation unit at London's Royal Free Hospital last week.

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Ebola-infected Scottish nurse readmitted to hospital

Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been readmitted to a hospital isolation unit. Medical personnel

Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been readmitted to a hospital isolation unit. Medical personnel

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Deadly spread of Ebola 'could be stopped by end of year'

Ebola’s devastating grip on West Africa could be lifted by the end of year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO says Guinea is

Ebola’s devastating grip on West Africa could be lifted by the end of year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO says Guinea is

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Back to school for Sierra Leone students in wake of Ebola outbreak

Students have been heading back to schools in Sierra Leone, nine months after classes were cancelled because of the Ebola outbreak. It is seen as a

Students have been heading back to schools in Sierra Leone, nine months after classes were cancelled because of the Ebola outbreak. It is seen as a

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Ebola leaves damage that will take decades for W.Africa to repair

Back to class at one Liberian school after a seven-month break. The Ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the

Back to class at one Liberian school after a seven-month break. The Ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the

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Liberia re-opens land border following deadly Ebola outbreak

Liberia has reopened its land border with Sierra Leone after several months of closure. The move is a sign things are returning to normal following

Liberia has reopened its land border with Sierra Leone after several months of closure. The move is a sign things are returning to normal following

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Ebola "slowing" in West Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa appears to be slowing down, according to the UN special envoy on the virus, but he added the battle was far from

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa appears to be slowing down, according to the UN special envoy on the virus, but he added the battle was far from

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Ebola can be beaten by the end of 2015 says UN mission head

Months of hard work lie ahead but the world can stamp out the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the end of the year according to the outgoing chief of

Months of hard work lie ahead but the world can stamp out the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the end of the year according to the outgoing chief of

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Relentless spread of Ebola continues with Sierra Leone worst hit

As Ebola continues its relentless spread in West Africa, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has asked people to observe a week of fasting and prayer.

As Ebola continues its relentless spread in West Africa, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has asked people to observe a week of fasting and prayer.

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Sierra Leone imposes lockdown to stop transmission of Ebola

Sierra Leone has imposed a mandatory lockdown in its Northern Region in an effort to stop the spread of an Ebola outbreak. Markets and shops have

Sierra Leone has imposed a mandatory lockdown in its Northern Region in an effort to stop the spread of an Ebola outbreak. Markets and shops have

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Locally-run Sierra Leone clinic fights Ebola against the odds

In Sierra Leone, there is no let up in the fight against Ebola. The country now accounts for more than half of the known cases of the disease. At the

In Sierra Leone, there is no let up in the fight against Ebola. The country now accounts for more than half of the known cases of the disease. At the

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Ban Ki-moon praises healthcare workers in Ebola-hit African countries

During a trip to Sierra Leone and Liberia the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus

During a trip to Sierra Leone and Liberia the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus

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Crowds swarm around suspected Ebola victim in Sierra Leone

Is this scene a sign of the task facing health authorities in West Africa? The footage shows crowds swarming around the body of a suspected Ebola

Is this scene a sign of the task facing health authorities in West Africa? The footage shows crowds swarming around the body of a suspected Ebola

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Sierra Leone cancels Christmas celebrations to fight Ebola outbreak

Sierra Leone has announced house-to-house searches for Ebola patients and internal travel restrictions as part of a new plan to battle the outbreak

Sierra Leone has announced house-to-house searches for Ebola patients and internal travel restrictions as part of a new plan to battle the outbreak

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Italian Ebola victim returns home for treatment

An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has returned home for treatment. Video released by the Italian Air Force shows

An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has returned home for treatment. Video released by the Italian Air Force shows

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Netherlands sends relief supplies to Ebola-stricken countries

A Dutch navy vessel delivered relief supplies to Freetown, Sierra Leone on November 19. The ship is carrying supplies for the Ebola-stricken

A Dutch navy vessel delivered relief supplies to Freetown, Sierra Leone on November 19. The ship is carrying supplies for the Ebola-stricken

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Ebola: Sierra Leone surgeon dies in US

A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the USA after arriving from West Africa over the weekend. A permanent US resident, Dr Martin Salia

A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the USA after arriving from West Africa over the weekend. A permanent US resident, Dr Martin Salia

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Ebola: Sierra Leone surgeon arrives in US for treatment

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who is critically ill with Ebola has been flown to the United States for treatment. Transferred to a waiting ambulance

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who is critically ill with Ebola has been flown to the United States for treatment. Transferred to a waiting ambulance

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Liberia ends state of emergency over Ebola

Liberia has ended its state of emergency over Ebola in place since August. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also announced that night curfews would

Liberia has ended its state of emergency over Ebola in place since August. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also announced that night curfews would

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International aid effort to fight Ebola stepped up

Significant international aid is finally making its way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola. British military ship The Argus has

Significant international aid is finally making its way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola. British military ship The Argus has

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Two die after riot over Ebola tests in Sierra Leone

Two people have died after violence erupted over Ebola tests in Sierra Leone. A riot occurred in Koidu Town after a medical team attempted to take

Two people have died after violence erupted over Ebola tests in Sierra Leone. A riot occurred in Koidu Town after a medical team attempted to take

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Nigeria declared free of deadly Ebola virus

Nigeria has been declared officially Ebola-free after a six week period with no new cases. Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the World Health

Nigeria has been declared officially Ebola-free after a six week period with no new cases. Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the World Health

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Sierra Leone grave diggers down tools demanding danger money

It is an unenviable job burying the bodies of Ebola victims but in Sierra Leone some grave diggers have gone on strike over the non-payment of a

It is an unenviable job burying the bodies of Ebola victims but in Sierra Leone some grave diggers have gone on strike over the non-payment of a