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Danish PM visits Sierra Leone in show of solidarity amid Ebola fight

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma applauded the visit of Denmark's prime minister, saying it helps erase stigma and isolation associated with Ebola. Koroma on Monday greeted Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Monday at the official residence, State House, in the capital. "Sierra Leone should not be isolated and stigmatized because of the Ebola virus disease," he said. The current Ebola outbreak has claimed over 8,000 lives, mostly in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. It continues to spread in Sierra Leone, with the latest 24-hour update listing 20 new cases in a 24-hour period. Liberia and Guinea have seen new cases drop. The delegation visited 19...