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Second Ebola Case Detected In Sierra Leone Village; Nearly 1K People Remain Under Quarantine

Agence France-Presse: New Ebola case in Sierra Leone quarantine village: president
“Another woman has tested positive for Ebola in a village in northern Sierra Leone already under quarantine after the death of a 67-year-old woman a week ago, President Ernest Bai Koroma said. Koroma said the new case, confirmed on Saturday, had been in contact with the woman who died on August 28 in the village of Sellu Kafta in Kambia district…” (9/6).

Agence France-Presse: Village of 1,000 quarantined after Ebola death in SLeone
“… ‘Over 970 people are being monitored under quarantine as there is information that they had had some contact with the deceased woman who tested positive after her death,’ the district Ebola response office said in a report distributed to reporters…” (9/4).

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