Sierra Leone’s Soccer Team Struggles With Stigma Over Ebola Outbreak

Sierra Leone's national team at a training session in Abidjan

 YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon — Fans taunt them with chants of “Ebola.” Some opponents have hesitated to shake their hands or engage in the traditional swapping of jerseys. Humiliating medical screenings have become routine. And in Cameroon, when the players on Sierra Leone’s exiled national soccer team checked into their hotel to prepare for an More...

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By On Saturday, August 24th, 2013

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By On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

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