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News on Sierra Leone continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Was deadly Ebola virus created in laboratory? Conspiracy theories spread as fast as the outbreak

And with no known cure or vaccine, its potential origins vary wildly from it being a CIA-manufactured weapon to a cover for "cannibalistic rituals."

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Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies, Africa, World News

9 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: 184 deaths in Jawie Chiefdom, Kailahun

Data collated by chiefdom authorities and other stakeholders reveal that at least one hundred and eighty four people have lost their lives in Jawie Chiefdom alone, all related to the Ebola carnage.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

In this photo taken on Monday, July 28, 2014, people hang out in a street under a banner which warns people to be cautious about Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

13 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

In this photo taken on Monday, July 28, 2014, people hang out in a street under a banner which warns people to be cautious about Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Liberia

13 hrs ago | CNN

Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.

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17 hrs ago | Reuters

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars sing to heal wounds of war

It's a long way from the refugee camps of Africa to Poland's balmy Baltic coast, but for Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, the message is still the same.

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20 hrs ago | Fox News

Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Abdulsalami Nasidi, director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control , Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris and Lagos Special Advisor on Health Yewande Adesina, speak about the update on the Ebola outbreak during a news conference in Lagos July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

A Woman With Ebola Escaped Quarantine And Is On The Run In A City Of 1 Million

Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Iraq, Middle East, Immigration Reform, Israel

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Togo, Nigeria,

Deseret News

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

In this photo taken on Sunday, 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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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Health Authorities Seized Traditional Indian Medicines Due To Fear of Lead Poisoning

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: 473 confirmed cases

I want everyone to know that the Makari Gbanti chiefdom in Bombali which has, as of tonight, now recorded several positive Ebola infections and deaths is where the father of President Koroma, Pa Sylvanus Koroma hailed from.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ernest Bai Koroma

KCEN

Second American Infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

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Related Topix: Travel, Liberia, Liberia Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Medicine, Sierra Leone Travel

ABC News

Official: Ebola Kills Senior Doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Uganda, Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AlertNet

Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient dies in ambulance

Health officials say fear and mistrust of health workers in Sierra Leone, where many have more faith in traditional medicine, are hindering efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 450 people in the country.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

BBC News

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying the Ebola virus.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 07/25/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Another hospital escapee

Another suspected case of Ebola in Brima Lane, Wellington Freetown. A hair dresser lady name Suadratu Koroma, is reported to be at large after being suspected with Ebola.

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AlertNet

Liberian man in Lagos being tested for Ebola

A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus after he collapsed on arrival at an airport in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, a mega-city of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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