Empty Streets in Sierra Leone as Government Enforces 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

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Formerly bustling streets and markets across Sierra Leone went empty Friday, as the country began its three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola

Authorities in Sierra Leone are requiring the country’s 6 million residents to stay indoors, as they enact new measures to fight the deadly disease, which has killed more than 2,600 people in West Africa

According to CNN, 7,000 health workers will go door to door in cities across Sierra Leone to distribute 1.5 million bars of soap, educate the public on Ebola prevention and seek out unknown cases of the illness Read more…

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