First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone's capital on the run

World Jul 25, 2014

First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone's capital on the run

Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident of the capital to contract Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a city of around 1 ...

Fear, suspicion undermine fight against Ebola

World / Science & Health 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 and ...