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Sierra Leone identifies scores of Ebola cases during three-day curfew
Sierra Leone identifies scores of Ebola cases during three-day curfew

At least 130 Ebola cases were identified and scores of bodies buried during a three-day curfew in Sierra Leone, the country’s health authorities said Monday, calling the controversial effort largely successful. In one of the most aggressive moves yet to stem the virus spreading through parts of West Africa, Sierra Leone’s 6 million people were ordered to stay home round the clock while about 30,000 healthcare workers and volunteers went door to door to educate about Ebola and find people who might be spreading the deadly disease. The aim of the campaign was to overcome the fear and distrust that have kept many sick people from reporting symptoms of the virus, which is...

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