Sierra Leone imposes lockdown to stop transmission of Ebola

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Sierra Leone has imposed a mandatory lockdown in its Northern Region in an effort to stop the spread of an Ebola outbreak.

Markets and shops have closed for five days, and gatherings have been forbidden, even in churches, except on Christmas Day.

“Muslims and Christians are not allowed to hold services in mosques and churches throughout the lockdown except for Christians on Christmas Day (Thursday),” Alie Kamara, resident minister for the Northern Region, told the AFP news agency.

“We are wor…
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