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Charity to probe UK Ebola nurse case

Monday, January 5th 2015, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Save the Children says "no stone will be left unturned" as it investigates how a British nurse contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone.
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British Ebola nurse 'deteriorating'

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 21:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone, is now in a critical condition, the Royal Free Hospital says.
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Covering Ebola from the frontline

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 6:24

A year of living amid Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone
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Ebola patient arrives in London

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow, London

Healthcare worker Pauline Cafferkey, who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from Sierra Leone, arrives for specialist care at London's Royal Free Hospital.
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Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 9:02

A lockdown is declared in northern Sierra Leone, with shops and travel services shut for at least three days, in a bid to contain the Ebola virus.
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Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

Friday, December 19th 2014, 17:51

One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.
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S Leone houses searched for Ebola

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 17:01
related places: Freetown

Sierra Leone starts house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola, at the same time restricting shop opening hours.
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Ebola: S Leone bans Christmas events

Friday, December 12th 2014, 18:11

Sierra Leone bans public celebrations over the Christmas and New Year period, in a effort to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Ebola dead piled up in hospital

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 10:36

Health officials in Sierra Leone discover scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the Ebola outbreak may be underreported.
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Sierra Leone tops Ebola cases

Monday, December 8th 2014, 20:48
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Sierra Leone overtakes neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of cases of the deadly Ebola virus, the WHO says.
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VIDEO: Revisiting orphans of Ebola-hit village

Friday, December 5th 2014, 19:08
related places: Kigbal

Andrew Harding revisits the town of Kigbal in Sierra Leone to see if the Ebola crisis has been addressed.
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Nigerian medics join Ebola response

Friday, December 5th 2014, 11:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

About 100 Nigerian medical workers are expected to arrive in Sierra Leone to help with the response to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: 'A country under siege from Ebola'

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:58
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alexander Kumar, Theresa Jones, and John Wright are British volunteers working in Liberia and Sierra Leone with people affected by Ebola and they have created a video diary.
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VIDEO: Grave digging in Ebola hit Sierra Leone

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:58

The BBC's Andrew Harding hears from men digging graves for Ebola victims in Sierra Leone.
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Sierra Leone foreign Ebola relief operation criticised

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 15:38

Foreign aid workers defend Sierra Leone Ebola operation
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S Leone Ebola workers dump bodies

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 16:05
related places: Kenema

Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.
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Italian doctor catches Ebola virus

Monday, November 24th 2014, 16:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working for a charity in Sierra Leone is being flown back to Rome for treatment, officials say.
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