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Kerry Town

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Country  Sierra Leone
Time zone  GMT (UTC-5)
Region  Western Area
Local time  Sunday 2:22 PM
Kerry Town Britishfunded Ebola treatment centre opens in Sierra Leone ITV News
District  Western Area Rural District
Weather  32°C, Wind W at 14 km/h, 59% Humidity

Tackling ebola uk treatment facility opens in kerry town sierra leone


Kerry Town is a village in the Rural District in the Western Area of Sierra Leone[1]. the town is located about 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the national capital, Freetown, which lies to the west-north-west. The population of Kerry Town is largely from the Krio ethnic group. The Treatment of the Ebola Virus clinic is located in Kerry Town.

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Ebola treatment centre

Kerry Town is home to a centre for the treatment of Ebola virus disease. The facility was opened in November 2014 during the Ebola virus epidemic in Sierra Leone.

Kerry Town First British Ebola treatment facility opens in Sierra Leone GOVUK

In early November 2014 the Ebola clinic in Kerry Town was completed after eight weeks of construction by the Ministry of Defence and handed over to the charity Save the Children. The clinic was the first of six planned clinics in the West Africa region. The clinic consisted of an 80-bed treatment centre with a 12-bed treatment centre for healthcare workers. The centre is staffed by Cuban and Sierra Leonean medics and international aid workers from Save the Children while the healthcare section are manned by British Army medics.

Kerry Town Aerial photograph of the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Centre Flickr

On 29 December 2014, Pauline Cafferkey, a British aid worker who had just returned to Glasgow from working at the treatment centre in Kerry Town, was diagnosed with Ebola at Glasgow's Gartnavel General Hospital.

Kerry Town Medics on their way to Sierra Leone News stories GOVUK
Kerry Town Kerry Town to the rural south of Freetown Sierra Leone Flickr
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Kerry Town Sierra Leone new Ebola treatment centre gives hope Save the
Kerry Town Sierra Leone training a central pillar in Ebola fight Save the
Kerry Town UK Ebola patient39s infection a fresh setback for Sierra Leone clinic
Kerry Town New British Ebola labs to help stop spread of virus GOVUK

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Kerry Town Wikipedia


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