Ebola: No Christmas for Sierra Leoneans

The government of Sierra Leone has banned all Christmas and the New Year events as the country struggles to contain the deadly Ebola disease.

The World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent statistics ranked Sierra Leone as the country with the highest number of Ebola cases.

The West African nation has so far recorded 8,000 cases and 1,900 deaths.
The outbreak of the disease in three West African countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since March 2014 has claimed about 6,580 lives.



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