Sierra Leone to start laying off Ebola workers as cases fall -president

April 2, 2015 12:17 AM

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FREETOWN, April 1 (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said on Wednesday authorities would soon start laying off staff recruited to fight Ebola as the numbers of cases decline, but these workers would be employed elsewhere, where possible.

Sierra Leone and neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are battling to stamp out the worst Ebola outbreak on record, which has killed over 10,000 people during the last year.

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