Ebola: Sierra Leone announces 3-day lockdown of 2.5 million people

Ebola: Sierra Leone announces 3-day lockdown of 2.5 million people – ibtimes.co.uk

000_Par8030640It would appear that Ebola has not gone away, and according to International Business Times Sierra Leone will be in a 3 day lockdown for its 2.5 million people to try and stem the Ebola Epidemic. “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. Sierra Leone has just 0.01 doctors per thousand people. A scarcity of ambulances and health centres has complicated the Ebola response measures. Meanwhile, health officials say two more American aid workers arrived in the United States on to be monitored for Ebola. Read Full Article