Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

Adrian Hill, director of the Jenner Institute and chief investigator of the trials with an Ebola vaccine his organization developed, holds a vial of the vaccine.

 By: CAITLIN DICKERSON Today, the World Health Organization concludes a two-day meeting to discuss a radical idea: bringing a vaccine into the field without having tested its effectiveness. Adrian Hill, director of the Jenner Institute and chief investigator of the trials with an Ebola vaccine his organization developed, holds a vial of the vaccine. Traditional More...

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Healthcare workers spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Photograph: Tanya Bindra/AP
By On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

UK To Spend £20m More On Anti-Ebola Effort In Sierra Leone

 The UK will spend a further £20m on the care of Ebola patients and prevention of the disease in Sierra Leone, in addition to the £100m it has already committed, the government has announced. Healthcare workers More...

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By On Saturday, September 27th, 2014

SECRETARY-GENERAL appoints Abdul Kamara of Sierra Leone as Deputy Joint Special Representative,UNAMID

  SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS ABDUL KAMARA OF SIERRA LEONE  AFRICAN UNION-UNITED NATIONS DEPUTY JOINT SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE IN DARFUR   United Nations Secretary-General and African Union Commission Chairperson More...

Sierra Leone Ebola Trends
By On Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Sierra Leone Ebola Trends App

  Teleficient officially released its “Sierra Leone Ebola Trends” App into the Google market. “Sierra Leone Ebola Trends” brings you an insight of how the ebola viral disease (EVD) has More...

President Koroma of Sierra Leone
By On Friday, September 26th, 2014

FULL SPEECH Delivered by President Koroma of Sierra Leone:- Port Loko, Bombali, and Moyamba districts are isolated with immediate effect.

  (24th September, 2014) Fellow Sierra Leoneans, From Friday September 19 to Sunday September 21, 2014, we all answered to the call to stay at home for the Ebola Ose to Ose Campaign. Thousands of Sierra Leoneans More...

Ishmael Beah*
By On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

“The West ignores the stories of Africans in the middle of the Ebola outbreak.”- Ishmael Beah

 By: Ishmael Beah* It was n’t surprising that Western journalists would react with doom-and-gloom when the Ebola outbreak began in West Africa. Or that the crisis would not be treated as a problem confronting More...

President Koroma of Sierra Leone (file photo)
By On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

President Koroma of Sierra Leone addresses Nation on eve of Lockdown.

 President Koroma of Sierra Leone (file photo) Fellow Sierra Leoneans  Our country is the midst of a big trial. But by the grace of God, we shall overcome this Ebola outbreak. Many of our people have fallen More...

(From Left-Right):President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone
By On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- “Isolation should not be Ostracization”, Ghanaian President Mahama urges International Community

 By: State House Communications Unit President John Dramani Mahama on Monday 15th September urged the international community to revisit the ostracization of Ebola affected countries. “Isolation is sometimes More...

The IFRC Ebola treatment centre, built a few kilometres outside Kenema, the third biggest city in Sierra Leone and an Ebola hotspot where cases continue to increase on a daily basis.
By On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Sierra Leone:-New Clinic,set to admit first Ebola patients., relieving pressure on government hospital

 Red Cross facility near eastern city of Kenema set to admit first patients, relieving pressure on government hospital. Sierra Leone, Kenema - The second Ebola treatment centre to be built from scratch in More...

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By On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Sierra Leone Requests Funds for Ebola Evacuation (AP)

 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sep 13, 2014 The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease. Dr. Olivet More...