Lonely Planet Writer

Doctors celebrate as last Ebola patient is released in Sierra Leone

Doctors and health workers in Sierra Leone broke out into song and dance this week when they released 35-year-old Adama Sankoh, the country’s last Ebola patient.

An Ebola relief worker decontaminating houses in Makamie, Sierra Leone.
An Ebola relief worker decontaminating houses in Makamie, Sierra Leone. Image by DFID – UK Department for International Development / CC BY 2.0

Over the past 18 months, almost 4000 people have died in the country from the disease. As a precaution, 28 people still remain in quarantine. Read more: bbc.co.uk