West African Countries Impose Measures To Prevent Ebola Spread; Sierra Leone’s Lockdown Exposes Suspected Cases

Agence France-Presse: Sierra Leone back to work after Ebola lockdown
“Sierra Leoneans breathed a sigh of relief on Monday as they emerged from a three-day nationwide lockdown imposed in a bid to prevent a resurgence of the deadly Ebola virus…” (3/30).

Associated Press: Guinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola
“Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said…” (Diallo, 3/30).

Reuters: Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected cases
“A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone has exposed hundreds of potential new cases of Ebola, aiding efforts to bring to an end an epidemic that has already killed 3,000 people in the country…” (Fofana, 3/30).

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