Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal (7)

The Jakarta Post 2014.08.24 03:47
Clarence Roy-Macaulay, The Associated Press, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient - a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak. The new law, passed Friday, imposes prison terms of up to two years for violators, said lawmaker Ansumana Jaiah Kaikai.
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