Fear, suspicion undermine fight against Ebola

Jul 1, 2014

Fear, suspicion undermine fight against Ebola

When Mohamed Swarray contracted the deadly Ebola disease in June, he was confined to a tented isolation ward at Kenema in eastern Sierra Leone. But he didn’t stay there long. Suspicious of the doctors in their masks and body-length protective suits, he slipped out ...

Sierra Leone issues warnings as Ebola victims walk out door

Jun 27, 2014

Sierra Leone issues warnings as Ebola victims walk out door

Sierra Leone warned Friday that it is a serious crime to shelter someone infected with the Ebola virus. The statement from the Health Ministry also lamented the fact that a number of patients had discharged themselves from hospital in the Kenema district, where the ...