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Sierra Leone declare public health emergency

1st August 2014

A joint $100m (£59m; 75m Euro) response plan is to be announced by the head of the World Health Organisation and leaders of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak.

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Ebola has already claimed 729 lives.

A public health emergency has been declared by Sierra Leone's president after 233 people died there.

Unfortunately 90% of people will die if infected with Ebola but if treated early patients will have a better chance of survival.

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