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Sierra Leone on the Mend

07.11.2016 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/DSCF2850.jpgOn November 7, 2015, Sierra Leone was officially declared Ebola free. That seemed to suggest that the country could now move on, but the epidemic had left its mark everywhere: people’s faith in the health service and the authorities had been shaken; the virus had torn families and whole villages apart; friends became enemies, as fear of picking up the virus spread; suspicion was rife and ubiquitous, as was mourning, for the thousands who had succumbed to Ebola.

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