Ebola Outbreak Forces Sierra Leone To Cancel Christmas
An increase in Ebola cases in Sierra Leone has forced the government to cancel public Christmas and New Year's celebrations to curb infection.By Jill Ornitz | December 12, 2014
The Ebola virus continues to spread across Sierra Leone, leading health officials to take some serious measures to curb the rate of infection.
The country has imposed a two-week lockdown in the east after an increase in reported infections.
Public Christmas and New Year's celebrations have been banned and soldiers will be patrolling the streets to make sure people stay in their homes.