Strong community involvement prevented Ebola cases in Sierra Leone

17 August 2015

Sierra Leone is down to its last chain of Ebola virus transmission, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Monday.

The UN health agency said for the first time the country has not had any new cases of the disease since the outbreak began more than a year ago.

Dr Margaret Harris is WHO Spokesperson on Ebola who is based in the capital, Freetown.

She tells Dianne Penn that strong community involvement has been behind this accomplishment.

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