Sierra Leone's Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana
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Ebola: Sierra Leone's vice-president in quarantine

The vice-president of Sierra Leone has put himself in quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola.

Samuel Sam-Sumana said he would stay out of contact with others for 21 days as a precaution.

There was optimism that the Ebola virus was on the decline in Sierra Leone at the end of last year but there has been a recent increase in confirmed cases.

The BBC's Clive Myrie travelled from Freetown to Sierra Leone's border with Guinea.

  • 01 Mar 2015
  • From the section Africa
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