Sierra Leone lifts Ebola quarantine measures

Jan 24, 2015

Sierra Leone lifts Ebola quarantine measures

Sierra Leone lifted quarantine measures imposed at the height of the Ebola epidemic Friday, as the World Health Organization warned the crisis was still “extremely alarming” despite a drop in new cases. The West African nation of 6 million had restricted travel for around ...

Jan 23, 2015

Sierra Leone ends Ebola bonuses for health workers

Sierra Leone said on Thursday it was ending the “risk allowances” it has been paying to thousands of health care workers on the front line of its battle with Ebola. Steven Ngauja, the head of the government’s response to the outbreak, told reporters the ...

Jan 19, 2015

Sierra Leone resident tests negative in Tokyo for Ebola

A Japanese woman in her 70s who developed a fever after flying to Tokyo from Sierra Leone has tested negative for the Ebola virus, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said Monday. She is the fifth person in Japan suspected of being infected. All ...

Jan 5, 2015

Ebola-infected U.K. nurse fighting for her life

A British nurse with Ebola was fighting for her life Sunday as two health workers, who also spent time in Sierra Leone, were placed under observation in the U.S. and Germany. On Saturday, the London hospital where nurse Pauline Cafferkey is being treated, said ...