Ebola- No Christmas in Sierra Leone 2014/2015– Information reaching Final Gist today is that Sierra Leone will ban all public Christmas and New Yr’s celebrations in an effort to curtail additional unfold of Ebola Disease, Agence France-Presse reports. The federal government’s Ebola response unit informed reporters on Friday that troopers could be deployed to maintain individuals in their houses.
As a result of this, Public gatherings had already been banned, The Guardian stories; these new restrictions are meant to maintain folks in Freetown, the nation’s capital, the place Ebola is rampant, from touring to see members of the family elsewhere within the nation the place the illness might not have but taken maintain.
In line with a World Health Organization (WHO) report launched on Wednesday, Sierra Leone and its neighbors Guinea and Liberia account for all however 15 of a complete of 6,388 Ebola-associated deaths worldwide (out of a total of 17,942 cases). Within the week earlier than December 7, Sierra Leone confirmed 397 new cases—3 times its neighbors’ combined total—and within the final three weeks, AFP stories, Sierra Leone reported 1,319 new infections.