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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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NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.
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Cuban doctor diagnosed with Ebola

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 15:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A Cuban doctor working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola, officials say, in what is thought to be the country's first case of the disease.
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VIDEO: UK Ebola doctor back in Sierra Leone

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 6:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK nurse who contracted Ebola earlier this year is back in Sierra Leone, and says he is "frustrated" by the "woefully slow" international response.
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British nurse back to help after Ebola recovery

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 6:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Returning British Ebola nurse frustrated at Sierra Leone situation
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VIDEO: 'Ebola like no disease I've seen'

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 17:21

Dr Stacey Mearns has been keeping a video diary of her work helping people with Ebola in Sierra Leone. In part three she talks about some of her toughest challenges.
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VIDEO: 'I stayed for the love of my people'

Monday, November 17th 2014, 23:26

Josephine Sellu, a matron in Sierra Leone, says she stayed there to fight Ebola for the "love of my people".
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Sierra Leone Ebola doctor dies in US

Monday, November 17th 2014, 17:32
related countries: United States United States

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announces.
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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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