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News: Sierra Leone

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sierra Leone in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Sierra Leone – overview

Sierra Leone: news

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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VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 10:48
related places: Freetown

Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 8:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gatwick

Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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More UK medics travel to Ebola area

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 5:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gatwick

About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 0:55
related countries: Ghana Ghana, Guinea Guinea

Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
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VIDEO: The quest for an Ebola vaccine

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 11:01
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
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Sierra Leone revamps Ebola response

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 13:25

Sierra Leone's president announces a shake-up of the body in charge of fighting Ebola in the country, putting the defence ministry in charge.
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