Sierra Leone declares a lock-down to prevent Ebola from spreading

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It was a subdued Christmas in West Africa. The government of Sierra Leone declared a five-day lock-down in the country’s north to try and contain the Ebola virus. To make matters worse, the World Bank predicted huge economic losses in West Africa due to the outbreak. CCTV America’s Stephanie Freid reported from Guinea’s capitol Conakry.

Sierra Leone declare a lock-down to prevent Ebola from spreading

It was a subdued Christmas in West Africa. The government of Sierra Leone declared a five-day lock-down in the country's north to try and contain the Ebola virus. To make matters worse, the World Bank predicted huge economic losses in West Africa due to the outbreak. CCTV America's Stephanie Freid reported from Guinea's capitol Conakry.