Sierra Leone quarantines hundreds after new Ebola death

16 September 15

Aljazeera | September 16, 2015

Health authorities in Sierra Leone have quarantined almost 700 people as they battled to contain a new outbreak of Ebola which killed a 16-year-old girl. The teenager died on Sunday in a rural suburb of the city of Makeni in the country's north that had not recorded a single case of the deadly virus in nearly six months. "Over 680 people in the village of Robureh are now under a 21-day quarantine," Amadu Thullah, a spokesman for the local Ebola response centre told AFP news agency on Tuesday. Read more

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