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Ebola outbreak: Living in fear in Sierra Leone

A sailor from Sierra Leone has told the BBC how Ebola has created a climate of fear in the country, and has appealed to the international community for help.

Mohammad Barrie told the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar his own family has so far been spared the disease, but he lost a friend to it.

He only realised he had died because his friend's phone was switched off.

''We need help, serious help... we need people like medical doctors to come to this country to settle this outbreak for us,'' he said.

  • 24 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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