Sierra Leone Begins Ebola Lockdown

September 19, 2014 10:27 AM

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Sierra Leone Begins Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone has begun a controversial nationwide three-day lockdown as it struggles to contain the deadly Ebola virus.

The West African country's 6 million residents have been told to stay home Friday, Saturday and Sunday while volunteers go door to door, looking for hidden Ebola cases and giving people information on how to avoid the deadly disease.

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