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Ebola’s Spread Speeds Up In Sierra Leone, Report Says

News outlets report on the situation in Sierra Leone, where Ebola continues to spread.

Agence France-Presse: Ebola rapidly advancing in rural Sierra Leone
“Ebola is spreading up to nine times faster in parts of Sierra Leone than two months ago, a report by the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) said on Sunday…” (11/2).

The Guardian: Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘The world is not safe’
“…If the World Health Organization’s worst projections come to pass, Sierra Leone needs up to 4,800 beds by the end of November to contain the outbreak. Even with the 700 beds promised by the British, the capacity will not be reached…” (O’Carroll, 10/31).

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