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Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

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Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer
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'The spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone traces back to an herbalist who claimed she could cure Ebola. Health officials in Kenema district - that has been devastated by the virus - said that the healer drew Ebola pattients from Guinea with promises she could cure them. She contracted the illness and died, and her mourners spread the virus...'
 
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Author(s): 
Frankie Taggart
Year published: 
2014
Month published: 
August