Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Ebola outbreak: 92 bodies recovered as more cases found in Sierra Leone lockdown

More than 90 bodies have been recovered across Sierra Leone during a three-day lockdown attempting to combat the Ebola epidemic. The emergency measures came to an end with singing and dancing in the streets on Sunday as people celebrated temporary freedom ... [Published The Independent - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Situation Report (Sit-Rep) – 21 September, 2014

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone Main highlights  For the 20th September 2014, a total of 106 new samples were received and analysed by the CDC Kenema Lab and the South African NICD MLU Lab - Western Area: Kenema (8), Kono ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Sierra Leone intensifies fight against Ebola virus

FREETOWN A three-day lockdo-wn in Sierra Leone aimed at stemming the worst Ebola epidemic on record has identified dozens of new infections, but has not reached everyone in the country and is likely to be extended, a senior official said on Sunday as ... [Published Oman Tribune - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update (21 September 2014)

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 374 NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 56, as follows:Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 1, Kono = 2Bombali = 26, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola sweep uncovers 92 bodies

Ninety-two bodies and at least 56 new infections have been discovered in Sierra Leone during a nationwide ebola lockdown.The three-day lockdown came into effect on Friday and is aimed at stemming the worst ebola epidemic on record.The country's six million ... [Published Sky News Australia - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdown likely to be extended

Via The Globe and Mail, a Reuters report by Umaru Fofana: Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdown likely to be extended. Excerpt:A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at stemming the worst Ebola epidemic on record has identified dozens of new infections, but ... [Published H5N1 - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Four killed in bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry

A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least four people, including police and civilians, security officials say... READ MOREKenya marks anniversary of deadly Westgate mall attackKenya is marking a year since the attack ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola Frontline: Three-Day, Nationwide Quarantine Begins in Sierra Leone

An empty street is seen at the start of a three-day national lockdown in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The country began a three-day lockdown on Friday in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus. Umaru Fofana/ReutersOn Thursday afternoon, when the ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

No Ebola screening test, Mpumalanga hospital allegedly claims

A girl suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on August 16, 2014. Kenema hospital estimates that 15 of their staff have died treating ebola patients, at least 12 ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola's Economic Impact Hits Sierra Leone Citizens

Freetown — As the World Bank predicts billions of dollars could be drained from Ebola-affected countries by the end of next year, IRIN spoke to Freetown residents to gauge how the crisis was affecting their lives.All sectors of the economy have been affected, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Sierra Leone: Red Cross Opens Ebola Treatment Centre to Help Meet Escalating Needs (9/15/14)

GENEVA, Sept. 15 -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies issued the following news release: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has opened its first Ebola treatment centre in Kenema, ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update (15 September 2014)

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone DISCHARGED CASES  Total Survived and Released Patients = 324 NEW CASES  New Confirmed cases = 49, as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 10, Kono = 0Bombali = 0, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 16 2014]

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..."There was this lady shouting saying we want to kill her, she is not interested in the soap," one volunteer health worker told the AP. "We tried our … best to talk to her but she refused to take the soap. She is afraid."
In pictures: Ebola virus "The EOC is thankful to the general public for their cooperation and patience throughout this exercise and will continue to seek such cooperation from the public in the fight against the EVD (Ebola outbreak in the country" the statement said
...announced in the evening that it would not extend the campaign in order to reach the remaining households as it had earlier said might be required.  "It cannot be extended because its objectives have largely been met" Gaojia said
"So the government is trying its best to finish the 1,000 beds so we can accommodate all the patients" he added

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Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Situation R... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone Main highlights  For the 20th September 2014, a total of 106 new samples were received and analysed by the CDC Kenema Lab and the South African NICD MLU Lab - Western Area: Kenema (8), Kono ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: 92 bodies found, at leas... [Published H5N1 - 13 hours ago]
It's just past 5:00 a.m. September 22 here in Malmö, so I've got time for a little blogging before we take the train over the bridge to Copenhagen airport and home. Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this report in the Daily Mail Online: Sierra ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 374 NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 56, as follows:Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 1, Kono = 2Bombali = 26, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Situation R... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone Main Highlights For the 19th September 2014, a total of 39 new samples were received and analysed by the CDC Kenema Lab and the South African NICD MLU Lab-Western Area. Kenema (5), Port Loko ...
Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdown likely to be exte... [Published H5N1 - 22 hours ago]
Via The Globe and Mail, a Reuters report by Umaru Fofana: Sierra Leone’s Ebola lockdown likely to be extended. Excerpt:A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at stemming the worst Ebola epidemic on record has identified dozens of new infections, but ...
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