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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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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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