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  1. An ambassador finally leaves for his post, as others watchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... ambassadors-in-waiting, including John Hoover, 54, who was nominated more than a year ago for the top job in Sierra Leone. Hoover finished his previous State Department job exactly a year ago, on Aug. 22, 2013. The West African country where Hoover ...

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  2. OrphFund goes from vision to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... secondary schools for vulnerable children, mostly orphans, in poor parts of the world. "We started working in Sierra Leone in 2007, it was our second major project after our first in Cambodia," Steve says. "Seven years later, I went and met a ...

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  3. Two year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in S LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Sierra Leone, battling a deadly outbreak of Ebola, passed a law on Friday that will see anyone harbouring a victim of the disease facing a two-year jail term.

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  4. Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola casesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    July 27, 2014 - Medical personnel inside a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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  5. Senegal blocks Liberia aid flight, imposes Ebola travel curbsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... minister, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr. Dakar's interior ministry said that the closure referred only to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia and not to Nigeria, where substantially fewer cases of Ebola have been reported. Senegal has reported no confirmed ...

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  6. Sierra Leones Ebola deaths traced back to healerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers.

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  7. Two American missionaries beat EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... Monrovia in the midst of an outbreak that has killed 1,350 people since March in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The pair were given experimental drugs before being airlifted back to the United States, where they have been treated at a ...

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  8. The Danger in Losing Sight of Ebola Victims' HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... of the Kono District Ebola Response Task Force. Kono is a remote and impoverished diamond-mining district in Sierra Leone, bordering the then-epicenter of the outbreak, Gueckedou. We had just received bad news. One week earlier, the Guinean Ministry ...

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  9. Suspected Ebola victim who died in bed in Donegal after falling...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Suspected Ebola victim who died in bed in Donegal after falling sick following return from Sierra Leone did not have the virus An Irishman who was feared infected with Ebola after dying in bed in Donegal following his return from the outbreak zone in West Africa did not have the virus.

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  10. Senegal closes borderRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... efforts to contain the outbreak that has killed 1,350 people since March in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. David Nabarro, a British physician who the United Nations appointed last week to coordinate the global response to the crisis, was ...

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  11. Fears and rumours of Ebola stalk Freetown-Paris flightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... borders. South Africa on Thursday (Aug 21) issued a ban on non-citizens travelling from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, which it labelled "high-risk countries". Kenya has also closed its borders to travellers from those three countries. Simumba ...

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  12. Company of Irish suspected Ebola victim return all staff from Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    The company that possible Irish Ebola victim Dessie Quinn worked for have returned all their staff from Sierra Leone as a precaution.

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  13. Outbreak leaves economic hardship in its trailRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... pay when he told the driver to stop coming to work. The goal was to prevent any possible spread of Ebola at the Sierra Leone mine that employs him. Two weeks later, Sesay, 29, has yet to see any money from Dawnus Construction, a contractor at London ...

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  14. Senegal: Senegal Shuts Border to Guinea Amid Ebola SpreadRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Senegal has closed its border with Guinea and imposed controls for boats and ships hailing from Ebola-hit countries Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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  15. US missionaries beat Ebola as crisis worsens in W.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... Monrovia in the midst of an outbreak that has killed 1,350 people since March in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The pair were given experimental drugs before being airlifted back to the United States, where they have been treated at a ...

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  16. Ebola virus spread into Sierra Leone due to one healerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Ebola virus spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone due to a herbalist who claimed to be able to cure disease The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 1,200 people since the start of the year, seems to have spread from Guinea into Sierra Leone due to a healer's claims of special powers.

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  17. Smell of Ebola Hovers as Health Aides Fight Death for SurvivorsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Ebola has a specific smell, says Sebastian Stein, a medical worker in Sierra Leone.

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  18. Salesian Missionaries Work to Contain Deadly Ebola ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone who are working to help contain the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

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  19. Ebola "a Complete Disaster"Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CFR.org

    A health worker, wearing head-to-toe protective gear, offers water to a woman with Ebola, at a treatment centre for infected persons, as a young boy stands nearby in Kenema Government Hospital, in Kenema, Eastern Province, Sierra Leone, in this handout photo courtesy of UNICEF taken in July 2014.

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  20. How The Ebola Crisis Became A Food CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    ... insecurity in the region stemming from the response to the Ebola epidemic. The Ebola virus has ravaged Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea since February, forcing West African officials to take extreme measures against the disease, which has killed ...

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