Sierra Leone's Ebola Lockdown Was 'A Success'

Sierra Leoneans are emerging from the homes following a three-day lockdown during which officials say more than a million households were checked for Ebola patients.

  • Sierra Leone:   Life After the Lockdown

    Thomson Reuters Foundation, 24 September 2014

    Days after Sierra Leone enforced a 3-day curfew to fight the Ebola outbreak, Kamanda - one of Plan International's global youth advisory members - reflects on the impact it's had… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Bayraytay - Ebola Lockdown Was 'A Success'

    Deutsche Welle, 22 September 2014

    The people of Sierra Leone began emerging from their homes on Monday (22.09.2014) after a controversial nationwide three day lockdown aimed at stemming the deadly Ebola outbreak. Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Ebola Lockdown Ends, Rush to Set Up Clinics

    Deutsche Welle, 22 September 2014

    Sierra Leone's health ministry says it has ended a 3-day lockdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic. It says teams briefed more than one million households and buried scores of… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Ebola - Govt Reaches 75% of Households in 3-Day 'Ose to Ose'

    Sierra Leone Government, 21 September 2014

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) wishes to inform the general public that after careful evaluation of the three days "Ose to Ose" Ebola talk, it has reached a conclusion that… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Official Pleased With Ebola Containment Measure

    VOA, 21 September 2014

    Sierra Leone's three-day Ebola disease containment measure scheduled to end on Monday has been a success, according to Stephen Ngaojia, the coordinator for the country's Operations… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   3-Day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues

    VOA, 20 September 2014

    The streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital, resembled a ghost town Saturday as the nation entered the second day of a three-day lockdown to combat the deadly Ebola. Read more »

  • West Africa:   UN Ebola Mission Launched

    UN News, 20 September 2014

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has officially established the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and has instructed the advance teams for the first-of-its-kind… Read more »


The bodies of victims of Ebola are burned.

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