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Ebola care: Sierra Leone compared to the US

While Ebola cases are now being treated in Africa, Europe and the US, there is a staggering difference in the standard of care.

BBC News met Francis Samuka in Sierra Leone, who was initially turned away from a treatment centre. He was later told a bed was available, however, he died within hours.

Meanwhile, a plane carrying American journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia, landed in Nebraska, where he will undergo treatment for the deadly virus.

  • 07 Oct 2014
  • From the section Health
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