People washing their hands with soap and bleach to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. The west African nation went 42 days without any new infections but should still be cautious as neighbouring Guinea still battling the virus. Photo: AFP

Sierra Leone is Ebola free after an 18-month outbreak of the fatal virus killed almost 4,000 in the country, WHO declares

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People washing their hands with soap and bleach to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. The west African nation went 42 days without any new infections but should still be cautious as neighbouring Guinea still battling the virus. Photo: AFP
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