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5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Ebola Is A Deadly Virus - But Doctors Say It Can Be Beat

Saidu Kanneh was given a hero's welcome last week when he walked into a community meeting about Ebola in a tiny village of mud huts in the Kissi Kama region of Sierra Leone.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Child Refugees

Almost 20 years ago I went to one of the poorest countries in the world, Sierra Leone, to serve as a UN election observer.

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Newstime Africa

Receiving Benin's highest honour - Sierra Leone...

The honour of Grand Commander of the National Order of the Republic of Benin was conferred on the President by his host, President Boni Yayi at the Presidential Palace in Cotonou.

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Related Topix: Benin, Africa, World News, Thomas Yayi, Ernest Bai Koroma

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 20

Five of these samples are positive from Kailahun and Kenema , 8 are negative while 1 is pending Laboratory result.

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The Independent

Ebola myths help spread deadly disease

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: President Koroma Receives Donation From State Lottery and Gift From Saudi Arabia

The Managing Director of the Sierra Leone State Lottery , Mr. Charles Kamara has on Thursday 17th July at State House presented a cheque of Fifty Million Leones to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as part of the company's corporate social responsibility towards the fight against the Ebola virus in the country.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Issa Catco leads Muslims in fight against Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic takes a deadly toll within what is called the Mano River basin, that is, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, Muslims led by popular business magnate Alhaji Issa Catco Kamara have joined the government and other organizations in curbing its spread within the country.

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The Washington Post

Ebola Survivor Shunned as a Zombie Joins Fight Against Virus

Jamila got a cold reception when she returned home after 12 days in an isolation ward battling the Ebola virus in her hometown of Conakry, Guinea's capital.

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MacReport Media RSS Feed

Sunergy Appoints Local Civil Engineer to Head Housing Initiative

She is a builder, developer and administrator. She is an Alumni of the US Department of State Exchange Program and has enjoyed employment at an architectural firm where she was a project engineer working on several World Bank relocation, renovation and security projects.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Growing problem of escaped patients

Reports from Macauley Street Satellite Hospital in Freetown, say they recently confirmed that a suspected Ebola who was admitted at the facility has escaped.

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Pravda

Ebola virus waning?

The worst ever outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be declining in Guinea, according to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization, which reveal that only one new case of Ebola Virus Disease has been reported by the end of last week.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 15

These sixty survivors reported to health facilities early for treatment when they started exhibiting signs and symptoms of Ebola a For the 14th July 2014, a total of 25 samples were received by the Laboratory: Kailahun , Kenema , Bo , Moyamba and Western Area .

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Health Minister meets with Paramount Chiefs

Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation: Health Minister Gets Ebola CommuniquA© from Paramount Chiefs .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

FIFA suspends Nigerian referees' advisor and consultant Linus Mba

FIFA referees advisor and consultant to the Nigeria Football Federation on refereeing, Linus Mba has become the first casualty of the FIFA suspension order on Nigeria.

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Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Canadian aid for Ebola arriving tonight

Via Awareness Times : SEA safely back; 1 Tonne Goods in tonight . This periodical is far from objective, but the story offers an interesting angle: Special Executive Assistant to the President has arrived at the Lungi Airport on Saturday July 12th 2014.

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CBC News

Ebola outbreak in West Africa hard for aid groups to contain

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Kenema, Sierra Leone, in June.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AlertNet

As Ebola stalks West Africa, medics fight mistrust, hostility

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014 REUTERS/Umaru Fofana CONAKRY, Guinea/KENEMA, Sierra Leone, July 13 - G overnments and health agencies trying to contain the world's deadliest ever Ebola epidemic in West Africa fear the contagion could be worse than ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bloomberg

Ebola Spreads to Sierra Leone Capital of Freetown as Deaths Rise

The worst outbreak of Ebola moved to Sierra Leone 's capital of Freetown where an Egyptian was found with the city's first confirmed case of the disease.

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Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 11

Seven of the 14 samples have been confirmed positive for Ebola, 5 from Kailahun, 1 from Kenema and 1from Western Area.

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