Sierra Leone declared Ebola free in boon for African mining
Published: Monday, 09 November 2015
The West African nation has had a difficult existence for the duration of the Ebola epidemic, but the outbreak has now officially ended in the country, according to the WHO. While the country’s economy has been damaged by the spread of the virus and thousands have died, positive long-term influences, especially in healthcare structure and organisation, may serve to sweeten the painful legacy of the disease.
Sierra Leone has been officially declared
Ebola free by the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to
celebrations by citizens and mining companies alike.
The WHO said on Saturday that 42 days, or two virus
incubation cycles, have passed since the last person confirmed
to have Ebola tested negative on two separate occasions....