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Lockdown 'could push Ebola underground'

The three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone imposed to try and halt the spread of the Ebola virus could push the outbreak "underground" according to the executive director of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

Speaking to the Today Programme's Evan Davis, Vickie Hawkins expressed concern that such a measure might cause people to hide from health workers and not have the "desired effect" of containing the outbreak.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Saturday 20 September.

  • 20 Sep 2014