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Sierra Leone Ebola Survivors Protest Government Inaction

Sierra Leone Ebola Survivors Protest Government Inaction

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – Ebola survivors jostled with police in Sierra Leone’s capital as they protested perceived government inaction over their care in a health system badly hit by the ...

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WHO Says Ebola International Health Emergency is Over

WHO Says Ebola International Health Emergency is Over

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization said that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer constitutes an international emergency, voicing confidence that remaining isolated cases in the affected ...

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Ebola Clinic Reopens in Guinea After Virus Resurfaces

Ebola Clinic Reopens in Guinea After Virus Resurfaces

  Conakry, Guinea – A medical charity said it had reopened its specialist Ebola clinic in southern Guinea to treat an infected woman and her child after the virus killed at ...

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‘Low’ Risk of Getting Ebola from Survivor: Study

‘Low’ Risk of Getting Ebola from Survivor: Study

  Miami, United States – The risk of catching Ebola from a survivor is generally low since the virus disappears from the blood within weeks, but it may persist in semen ...

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Sierra Leone Releases Last Four People from Ebola Quarantine

Sierra Leone Releases Last Four People from Ebola Quarantine

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – Four people who had been in contact with Sierra Leone’s last known Ebola case were declared free of the disease and released from quarantine, health authorities ...

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Three Injured in Sierra Leone Ebola Clashes

Three Injured in Sierra Leone Ebola Clashes

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – Three youths were seriously injured in clashes with police in Sierra Leone after authorities ordered village traders to shut up shop while they hunted for people ...

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Sierra Leone Vaccinates People Quarantined after Ebola Death

Sierra Leone Vaccinates People Quarantined after Ebola Death

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone authorities Wednesday announced a vaccination programme for people quarantined following a new Ebola death last week just as west Africa declared an end to ...

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