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Sierra Leone Educates on Safe Ebola Burials

With Ebola having killed more than 2,000 people in Sierra Leone, and unsafe burials possibly being responsible for up to 70 percent of new infections, officials said they are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to clamp down on traditional burials in the country. Officials have even threatened to jail people - once it's clear they have not caught the disease - who prepare the corpses of their loved ones. “Burials and funerals are deeply, deeply ingrained in Sierra Leone,”...

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