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Ebola: children return to school but the epidemic is not over yet


The worst epidemic of Ebola to have ever struck the continent of Africa may not have been making the headlines in recent weeks, but in Sierra Leone the emergency is far from over. On the contrary, the decision taken by the government on Sunday to place approximately 700 homes in a coastal neighbourhood of the capital Freetown under quarantine following the death of a fisherman from the area who had contracted the virus, has reawakened local concern.

The worst epidemic of Ebola to have ever struck the continent of Africa may not have been making the headlines in recent weeks, but in Sierra Leone the emergency is far from over. On the contrary, the decision taken by the government on Sunday to place approximately 700 homes in a coastal neighbourhood of the capital Freetown under quarantine following the death of a fisherman from the area who had contracted the virus, has reawakened local concern.

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