Ebola Awareness Campaign Begins

September 18, 2014 1:13 PM

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Sierra Leone launched a new campaign Thursday to try to contain the spread of the ebola virus. Initial reports -- describing the effort as a nationwide lockdown -- were wrong. Instead, the campaign is officially called the House-to-House Ebola Talk.

World Health Organization spokesperson in Sierra Leone Nyka Alexander spoke from the capital Freetown about the new campaign, kicked-off with a speech by President Ernest Bai Koroma.

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