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NZ to send Ebola medics to W Africa

Monday, November 17th 2014, 5:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's government confirms it is sending 24 medical volunteers to work in an Australian-run Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone.
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Surgeon with Ebola treated in US

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 23:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nebraska

A surgeon from Sierra Leone, who is critically ill with Ebola, arrives in the US where he is being treated at an isolation unit in Nebraska.
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Ebola shuts down normal life signs

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 1:13

Daily life at a standstill in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
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Braving threats to bury Sierra Leone Ebola dead

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 12:59

Attacked by the living, haunted by the dead
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Sierra Leone gets UK Ebola centre

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 11:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Freetown

A British-run facility to treat people with Ebola is opening near the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown.
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VIDEO: Inside new Ebola treatment centre

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 6:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kerry Town

Clive Myrie looks around a new, British army-built centre for treating people with Ebola in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: Road separates living from dying

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 19:31

One village in Sierra Leone, too remote to receive help from the authorities, is dealing with Ebola by keeping the dying on one side of the main road, and the living on the other.
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Ebola crisis: A village fights back in Sierra Leone

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 15:26

How villagers are clubbing together to fight Ebola
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Ebola crisis: On the frontline

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:20

The Sierra Leone village decimated by Ebola
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Singapore imposes Ebola visa rule

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 10:25
related countries: Guinea Guinea, Singapore Singapore

Citizens of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will require a visa to enter Singapore from Wednesday, say authorities.
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UK sets up three more Ebola labs

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 15:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is setting up three new Ebola labs in Sierra Leone to help test blood samples and swabs for the deadly virus.
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Ebola 'increasing' in Sierra Leone

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 12:16
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Ebola is spreading "frighteningly quickly" in parts of Sierra Leone, a campaign group says, even as the rate of infection in Liberia appears to slow.
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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 20:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.
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US faces Ebola quarantine test case

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 12:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Maine

A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will.
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VIDEO: Ebola threat to Sierra Leone mothers

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 11:21

Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest infant mortality rates, and the Ebola outbreak is likely to push it even higher.
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US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 0:31
related countries: United States United States

A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
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VIDEO: Training for safe Ebola burials

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 12:14
related places: Freetown

As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.
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