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Ebola Worst Could Be Over, Sierra Leone Official Says

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (C) temperature is taken by a Chinese soldier (L) before the opening of a new Ebola virus clinic in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Liberia got another 100 treatment beds in the fight against Ebola on Tuesday, as yet another Sierra Leonean doctor became infected with the disease sweeping West Africa. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf toured the Ebola treatment center built by China, calling it “first-class.” (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (C) temperature is taken by a Chinese soldier (L) before the opening of a new Ebola virus clinic in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Liberia got another 100 treatment beds in the fight against Ebola on Tuesday, as yet another Sierra Leonean doctor became infected with the disease sweeping West Africa. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf toured the Ebola treatment center built by China, calling it “first-class.” (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone—The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and be on the verge...




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