A mystery illness sweeping through the southern forests of Guinea has been identified as Ebola. There are fears the virus may have been spread across the border into Sierra Leone.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has reported that as much as $6 million (5 million euros) may have been lost to fraud during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Hundreds of people are believed to have died after a mudslide flattened dozens of houses on the outskirts of Freetown. Sierra Leone's mayor has said 270 bodies have already brought into the morgue.
Despite the Ebola epidemic, Sierra Leone is back on its feet. The agricultural sector is fully revived and the country is doing all it can to prevent the disease.
The World Health Organization has confirmed a second case of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The news comes after an outbreak of 17 other suspected cases in the past week.
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