Sierra Leone Restricts Travel For Over 1 Million To Stop Ebola Spread

September 25, 2014 12:41 PM

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone restricted travel Thursday in three more "hotspots" of Ebola where more than 1 million people live, meaning about a third of the country's population is now under quarantine.

Sierra Leone is one of the hardest hit countries in the Ebola outbreak sweeping West Africa that is believed to have killed more than 2,900 people, according to World Health Organization tolls published Thursday. The agency says the situation in Sierra Leone continues to deteriorate, driven primaril...

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