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Saturday 27 September 2014

Save the Children builds its first Ebola treatment centre in Liberia

 
A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment centre has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC).
 

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Thursday 25 September 2014

Video report from our Ebola response

"This crisis is at a tipping point. There are new cases every day and we have a small window to contain the outbreak. Without a dramatic increase in the international response, cases could reach hundreds of thousands," says Save the Children's Ebola Response Communications Manager Daniel Stewart in this video diary about the Ebola outbreak from Freetown in Sierra Leone

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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Ebola: Coming to Sierra Leone

The first sign is as you enter the terminal building. A crowd forms around a large bucket of water with a tap coming from it. Every passenger joins, and one by one washes their hands before going inside. As soon as you get close to the water you can smell the chlorine, stronger than any swimming pool.

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Ebola crisis could set progress in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone back a decade

As UNSC convenes for emergency meeting in New York, international community must do more to prevent health catastrophe 

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