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| A situation like no other – the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

März 2015
By Claudia Anthony


Late intervention by Sierra Leone’s leadership, a lack of appropriate civic and health education, and the corrupt acquisition of millions of dollars that were intended to combat the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone, have prolonged the life of the EVD in the country. These factors are probably the stimulants behind the continuing spread in Sierra Leone of a disease that started as an epidemic in the French-speaking West African state of Guinea, and has now become a pandemic in the Mano River Basin on which Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone sit and share territorial boundaries.
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