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Fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

WHO logistician Cisse Ibrahima Sory setting up the new operational center.
WHO/S. Saporito

25 July 2014 -- In response to continuing reports of new cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis Gomes Sambo, opened a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in Conakry, Guinea. The Centre will consolidate and harmonize the technical support being provided to West African countries affected by the outbreak. It will also help to mobilize resources for the response.