Sierra Leone Expected To Be Declared Ebola-Free On Saturday, While Guinea Continues To Report Cases, Implement Widespread Prevention Efforts

Agence France-Presse: Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare
“The Ebola epidemic is expected to be declared over in Sierra Leone on Saturday, when the West African nation will have gone 42 days without any new infections. But jubilation over ending the outbreak in the impoverished nation, where almost 4,000 deaths have been reported, has been tempered by caution, with neighboring Guinea still battling the virus…” (Johnson, 11/5).

New York Times: The Last Place on Earth With Ebola: Getting Guinea to Zero
“…[Guinea] is the last known place on Earth with Ebola. After nearly 22 months and more than 11,300 deaths worldwide, the deadliest Ebola epidemic in history has come down to a handful of cases in a cluster of villages in rural Guinea, the country where the outbreak began…” (Searcey, 11/6).

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