Unsafe Burials Perpetuate Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is preparing for another lockdown to fight the Ebola epidemic. It is believed that against all medical advice, some people continue to bury the dead themselves, bringing them into contact with the virus.

In a tiny village just outside of Bo, people pray as a burial team puts to rest Amadu Dauda, a man in his 70's who died from a heart attack.

In order to fight the deadly virus, all burials in Sierra Leone have to be done by a professional burial team in a safe and dignified manner. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

 

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