HUFFINGTON POST
09/20/2014 09:55 am ET

Lockdown Begins In Sierra Leone To Battle Ebola

ASSOCIATED PRESS

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The most ambitious and aggressive government campaign against the Ebola epidemic gripping parts of West Africa began on Friday when Sierra Leone ordered everyone in the country to remain indoors for three days, suspending commerce, emptying the streets and halting this beleaguered nation in its tracks in an attempt stop the disease from spreading.

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