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Sierra Leone Emergency Call Center Faces Daily Challenges

In Sierra Leone the number of Ebola cases continues to increase. The Ministry of Health and Sanitation says the country's death toll is now just over 1,000.  Since August, a special emergency number, 117, has been used for people to call with any Ebola-related concerns.  The call center is overwhelmed with calls daily.  Grace Kargobai, who has been working at the call center since August, says that she wanted to help her country as a first responder. “It is...

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