Sierra Leone Records 4 New Ebola Cases With More Expected, Official Says

Reuters: New Sierra Leone Ebola cases frustrate efforts to end outbreak
“Sierra Leone has recorded four new cases of Ebola in a village on its northern border and will likely see more infections in a further setback to efforts to end an 18-month West African epidemic, a senior health official said on Tuesday. The new cases recorded since the start of the weekend in Sella Kaffta, a village in Kambia District, were all individuals who came into direct contact with a woman who died of the disease late last month…” (9/8).

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