Sierre Leone

Second SA Ebola team heads to Sierre Leone

A second team of South African health workers will head to Sierra Leone on Friday to help treat Ebola patients, the AU and the health department said. The 20 nurses and three paramedics had already undergone two days of deployment training by the AU and health department officials, the AU[…]

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Sierra Leone declares state emergency

Sierra Leone began quarantining areas of Ebola infection, as international health officials announced an international $100m plan to combat an epidemic which has already killed more than 700 people in West Africa. Security forces set up quarantines on Thursday, hours after Sierra Leone’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, ordered a state[…]

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