Ebola virus spreads, kills at least 4 in Sierra Leone

May 26, 2014 4:46 PM

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Ebola virus spreads, kills at least 4 in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization says at least four people have died from an Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leone, in West Africa. The BBC reports one of the victims was a health care worker.

The cases were reported in a region of the country that borders Guinea, a "disease hotspot" where more than 250 cases of Ebola, and at least 174 deaths, have been reported in the last six months.

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