Ebola: Sierra Leone Bans Christmas, New Year Celebrations

The Sierra Leonean Government Friday announced that there will be no public celebrations of Christmas and New Year celebrations over of the Ebola Virus, EVD crisis.
Soldiers are to be deployed on the streets throughout the festive period to keep people indoors, according to government’s Ebola response unit.
Christmas is widely celebrated in Sierra Leone, even though Islam is the largest religion. Sierra Leone has the most cases of Ebola in the current outbreak. Some 6,580 have died, mostly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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