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  1. WHO draws up plan to eradicate EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The World Health Organisation on Tuesday unveiled a plan to eradicate the deadly Ebola virus, aiming to identify and isolate the dwindling number of new cases by the end of May. Residents queue for food to be distributed to them as a health worker makes an announcement when Sierra Leone enters a 3-day nation-wide lockdown on movement of people due to the Ebola virus in the city of Freetown.

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  2. Too many dying in Sierra Leone as result of Ebola response, not virus itself: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Crofs Blogs

    Too many people are dying in Sierra Leone not from Ebola but as a result of the response to it, according to a report on the collapse of healthcare in the west African country. Ebola has killed at least 3,900 people in Sierra Leone so far, but the epidemic has critically damaged the ability of the country's limited healthcare system to cope with anything else, including soaring HIV and tuberculosis rates.

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  3. iLab, a Tech Refuge in Liberia's Capital, Finds Solutions to Ebola CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Forbes.com

    I'm interested in looking beyond the jargon. Social impact, social enterprise, impact investing, social innovation - these are all part of a new taxonomy that looks at the crossroads of business and social impact.

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  4. Beyond blacknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    College junior Iyassu Berhanu: "It's strange that someone like me can be lumped into the same story as someone who was born and raised from somewhere like Tennessee just because, to the typical untrained American eye, black is black." Over the past year, Penn students have taken action against racial discrimination as the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and other black victims have amplified calls for racial justice across the country.

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  5. Greetings to President of Sierra LeoneRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Korean News

    Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, Monday sent a message of greeting to Ernest Bai Koroma, president of the Republic of Sierra Leone, on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of its independence.

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  6. Ebola Diaries: Creating Ways to Understand an OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Infection Control Today

    Mikiko Senga is an Ebola data specialist in Sierra Leone. Photo courtesy of WHO The World Health Organization is publishing a series, "Ebola Diaries," with first-person accounts of WHO staff and others deployed to the field for Ebola response since the first cases were reported in West Africa on March 23, 2014.

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  7. 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's AssassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Daily Kos

    ... on Native People, then as a horrible system forced on Africans torn from West Africa-places we now know as Sierra Leone and Liberia. By the end of the Civil War, the Confederacy was willing to make peace and reunite the Union if slavery was allowed ...

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  8. .com | Sierra Leone marks a low-key independence day with Ebola planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | News24

    Sierra Leone marked the 54th anniversary of its independence on Monday by setting out a four-point "post-Ebola plan" to put the devastated country on the road to recovery from the deadly epidemic. Almost 4 000 deaths have been registered since the epidemic spread from Guinea a year ago, although health authorities admit the real toll could be significantly higher.

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  9. Four centuries of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Dalhousie News

    ... performs in one of the videos, telling the story of 1,100 Black Loyalists who sailed from Halifax Harbour to Sierra Leone to found Freetown. They represented first large group of former slaves ever to return to Africa. In partnership with the ...

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  10. Sierra Leone: Why Sierra Leone Can't Get Rid of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, the president of the Republic of Sierra Leone, was having trouble "getting to zero," and his underlings were getting antsy. "We need one more push," said Major Palo Conteh, the commander of Sierra Leone's National Ebola Response Centre and a former Olympic quarter miler.

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  11. Sierra Leone: Down to Zero - Recovering From Ebola in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | AllAfrica.com

    "My brothers, my sister, my father, my uncle, my grandmom - all of them [died]," he said, recalling how the disease killed all eight people living with him in his father's home in northwestern Sierra Leone. In total, 90 people died from Ebola in Kagbantama - a dusty collage of mud brick structures of just 1,000 inhabitants where Abdul has lived his entire life.

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  12. Down to zero: Recovering from Ebola in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Al Jazeera

    Despite no new Ebola cases in the West Africa country, the effects of the outbreak will linger for years to come. "My brothers, my sister, my father, my uncle, my grandmom - all of them [died]," he said, recalling how the disease killed all eight people living with him in his father's home in northwestern Sierra Leone.

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  13. Retired UN Official Karen Koning AbuZayd '63 to Discuss 'The Horror & ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... which led to elections and independence. A year later the Liberian civil war erupted and AbuZayd moved to Sierra Leone to head the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) office in Freetown, initiating a new emergency response, that ...

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  14. Sunday, May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 1996 - Warlord Roosevelt Johnson is secretly carried out of Monrovia, Liberia, and to neighboring Freetown, Sierra Leone, aboard a U.S. helicopter. 1997 - The rebels of the Guatemalan Revolutionary Unit surrender the last of their weapons to the ...

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  15. Teenage Ebola orphan tells how she survived the disease only to be abused and left pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    A teen orphan who survived Ebola has told how she was groomed for sex and left pregnant by a neighbour who promised "help" after her mum died of the disease. Terrified Hawa Koroma spoke out to highlight the plight of hundreds of children being preyed on in the Sierra Leone Ebola crisis .

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  16. W. Africa battles mystery of post-Ebola illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The China Post

    ... the worst ever outbreak of the virus, which it says has left almost 11,000 people dead in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. More than 26,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak began in December 2013, according to the WHO, which ...

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  17. The mystery of 'post-Ebola syndrome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Iol.co.za

    A health care worker prepares a colleague's Ebola virus protective gear at an Ebola virus clinic operated by the International Medical Corps in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Picture: Michael Duff As the Ebola epidemic retreats across west Africa, international health authorities are turning their attention to the little understood long-term effects of the often-deadly virus on the survivors.

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  18. .com | West Africa battles mystery of 'post-Ebola syndrome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | News24

    ... the worst ever outbreak of the virus, which it says has left almost 11 000 people dead in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. More than 26 000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak began in December 2013, according to the WHO, which ...

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  19. Malaria: Working to prevent children from falling illRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... dizziness, headaches, musculoskeletal and abdominal pain - can be confused with the early stages of Ebola. In Sierra Leone, one of the countries with the highest prevalence of malaria in the world, MSF carried out the largest ever mass distribution ...

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  20. WHO Ebola diaries: 'I should have screamed more'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Crofs Blogs

    WHO has published another in its remarkable Ebola diaries: Creating ways to understand an outbreak . This diarist is WHO epidemiologist Mikiko Senga, who arrived in Sierra Leone in June 2014-just as Ebola was about to explode.

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