Liberian Security Forces Seal Slum To Halt Ebola
Security forces are enforcing a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, where looters raided an Ebola screening center over the weekend and removed contaminated sheets and other items. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also imposed a nighttime curfew, saying that authorities have not been able to curtail the spread of the dreaded disease in the face of defiance of their recommendations. During the raid this weekend in West Point slum, bloody items were stolen and potential Ebola patients fled. Security forces are blocking anyone from entering or leaving the neighborhood on Wednesday. A coast guard boat was patrolling waters around the area. Ebola has killed at least 1,229 of the more than 2,200 people it has sickened in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria in the current outbreak.
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