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  • 02:08 Sierra Leone Must Wait 42 Days Before Getting An All Clear Of Ebola

    Sierra Leone Must Wait 42 Days Before Getting An All Clear Of Ebola

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    This weekend, Authorities in Sierra Leone will be hoping to declare it has no cases of the Ebola virus.The last known patient was released on Monday, but the country must wait for a further 42 days before it can be given the all clear

  • 02:11 Sierra Leone After Ebola

    Sierra Leone After Ebola

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    This past weekend, people in Sierra Leone were allowed to go to sporting events and nightclubs, for the first time in more than a year. Most restrictions on public gatherings have been lifted. President Ernest Bai Koroma says they're no longer needed.He's

  • 01:58 Jubilation As Sierra Leone Is Declared Free Of Ebola

    Jubilation As Sierra Leone Is Declared Free Of Ebola

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    Ebola has taken a terrible toll on the people of Sierra Leone. CCTV reporters have been on the ground for much of the outbreak. CCTV's Robert Nagila takes a look back at the country's road to recovery.

  • 02:08 Worst Flooding In Freetown, Sierra Leone

    Worst Flooding In Freetown, Sierra Leone

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    Torrential rainfall led to severe flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown on September 16, forcing residents to flee their homes, whilst also causing widespread damage to businesses and vehicles. Images shared across social media showing properties en

  • 03:12 Business Owner Counts Losses Incurred From Ebola Outbreak

    Business Owner Counts Losses Incurred From Ebola Outbreak

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    Claudia During operates a guest house in Sierra Leone's capital and at one point with no bookings, she had to let some of her staff go. This is her story of survival, against some incredible odds.

  • 01:19 Joy Over Ebola Victory Crushed By Sierra Leone Death

    Joy Over Ebola Victory Crushed By Sierra Leone Death

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    A woman who died of Ebola this week in Sierra Leone potentially exposed at least 27 other people to the disease, raising the risk of more cases just as the deadliest epidemic on record appeared to be ending. The World Health Organization confirmed on Frid

  • 01:36 Malaria Prevention Research Underway

    Malaria Prevention Research Underway

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    A potentially ground-breaking research is underway to try and prevent people catching malaria from a mosquito bite. Scientists are looking at ways of stopping the parasite, which causes the deadly disease, from spreading within the blood.

  • 00:30 Sierra Leone: Rapid Response Credited To Lack Of New Ebola Cases

    Sierra Leone: Rapid Response Credited To Lack Of New Ebola Cases

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    The use of rapid response teams and strong community involvement in finding Ebola virus disease cases and contacts, is yielding positive results in Sierra Leone. An epidemiological week has now passed with no new Ebola cases for the first time, since the

  • 04:24 Life After Ebola: Sierra Leone Picks Up The Pieces After Nearly Two Years In Isolation

    Life After Ebola: Sierra Leone Picks Up The Pieces After Nearly Two Years In Isolation

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    This is our first installment of a special new CCTV series on Sierra Leone. The country's trying to stage a recovery. But there's so much to attend to. CCTV's Kathryn Omwandho starts her coverage with the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak -- and how the peo

  • 03:32 Sierra Leone Closer To Being Declared Ebola Free

    Sierra Leone Closer To Being Declared Ebola Free

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    Sierra Leone is one day closer to being declared free of active Ebola transmission. The virus has killed just under 4000 people since May last year. If there are no new cases in the interim on Saturday the epidemic will be finally over.

  • 02:22 Dealing With Ebola In Sierra Leone

    Dealing With Ebola In Sierra Leone

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    CCTV reporters have been on the ground in Sierra Leone for much of the outbreak reporting the efforts of local and Chinese medics to save lives. For the ordinary people, the story's been one of terror and tragedy - and courage and defiance. Robert Nagila

  • 04:21 Stability In The Sierra Leone Gives Ex-child Soldiers A Second Chance

    Stability In The Sierra Leone Gives Ex-child Soldiers A Second Chance

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    Sierra Leone is recovering well from the Ebola outbreak, but it has a legacy of conflict that stretches back far longer than the virus. CCTV's Kathryn Omwandho explores that legacy, and the measures that have been put in place to ensure lasting peace and

  • 03:09 New Group Of Chinese Medics Arrive In Sierra Leone To Help In Fight Against Virus

    New Group Of Chinese Medics Arrive In Sierra Leone To Help In Fight Against Virus

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    In Sierra Leone, one of the country's biggest hospitals has admitted patients for the first time since the Ebola outbreak. The Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital was an Ebola Treatment Unit during the epidemic's peak. It was staffed by Chinese medics.

  • 02:49 Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Discharged

    Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Discharged

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    It is unclear whether Sierra Leone can start the 42 days countdown to be declared Ebola free. 28 people remain in quarantine being observed for signs of Ebola. But on Monday the country release from hospital its last confirmed Ebola case - so it's hoped t

  • 00:37 Sierra Leone's President Koroma Hopes To Strengthen Relations With China's President Xi

    Sierra Leone's President Koroma Hopes To Strengthen Relations With China's President Xi

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with his counterpart from Sierra Leona, Ernest Bai Koroma, who is in China on a state visit. The two countries established diplomatic relations 45 years ago. President Xi says China is willing to work with Sierra Leone

  • 01:29 WHO Declares Outbreak Officially Over In Sierra Leone

    WHO Declares Outbreak Officially Over In Sierra Leone

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    The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is officially over. The World Health Organisation made the announced in Freetown - to much jubilation. The virus killed thousands in the country over 18 months - but today was a day to celebrate and commemorate. Katerina