Thursday, 19 March 2015

Sierra Leone Announces Ebola Lockdown Of 2.5 Million People

 Sierra Leone will confine around 2.5 million people to their homes across the capital and in the north    in a three-day shutdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic, the Government announced today.

"The lockdown will be conducted from March 27 to March 29 and will be like the one we conducted in September last year," said Palo Conteh, head of the country's National Ebola Response Centre.

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