Sierra Leone confirms first Ebola outbreak

by Lola Adams

Reports from the World Health Organisation (WHO) say five people have died in Sierra Leone’s first confirmed outbreak of Ebola virus. This implies a new expansion of the disease which regional officials said had been brought under control. Prior to this outbreak, several suspected cases of Ebola were recorded in Sierra Leone earlier on in the West African outbreak, but they later tested negative for the disease. Read more about Sierra Leone confirms first Ebola outbreak