Ebola Infections on the Rise

Health officials in Sierra Leone say they have started recording a rising number of new Ebola infections in Sierra Leone.

The announcement follows a report of 14 new infections on Thursday February 12, 2015 and 14 new infections and 13 deaths the previous day. Majority of the new infections are within the city of Freetown.

Health officials say the Aberdeen community in western Freetown is currently the leading Ebola hot spot within the city.

WHO sources report that a total of 41 unsafe burials reported in Sierra Leone in the week to 8 February accounts for some of the new cases.



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