Sierra Leone declares martial law over Ebola


*Sierra Leone mobilizes police and military “to make sure people cooperate with medical teams” 

*Ebola epicentres to be quarantined

*Towns and homes to be sealed off until “cleared” by medical teams

*”Active surveillance and house to house searches” of Ebola victims and people “who might have been exposed.”

*Restrictions on public meetings and gatherings

*New protocols for screening passengers at airport

Read more about the declaration of emergency by the Sierra Leone government at:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/07/31/sierra-leone-declares-state-of-emergency-in-ebola-crisis/

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