World Aug 15

Residents survey the damages from a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 14. Photo by Ernest Henry/Reuters
VIDEO: In Sierra Leone, hundreds killed by flooding, mudslides

Many remained buried in their homes Tuesday after a massive rain-induced landslide tore through a town near Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. At least 300 people were killed and 600 missing from the flooding and mudslides, according to the Red Cross.

The last patient tested negative for the Ebola virus in Liberia, making all three West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak to be free of the disease, the World Health Organization announced Thursday. Though the agency warned that more…

Following 42 days with no new cases, thousands of residents gathered in Sierra Leone on Saturday, as the U.N. World Health Organization declared an end to the outbreak that killed 3,589 people and more than 221 health workers since it…

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