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60 Minutes crew held at Sydney Airport, faces 3 weeks Ebola monitoring after Africa visit

60 Minutes crew held at Sydney Airport, faces 3 weeks Ebola monitoring after Africa visit

A reporting crew from 60 Minutes was held at Sydney Airport for over four hours this morning after returning from Sierra Leone.  The crew, including reporter Michael Usher, was in the African country filming a story about the Ebola crisis and it is believed they may have visited a burial site during the trip. They were held...

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Ebola: Australian-run centre in Sierra Leone opens for business

An Australian-run medical centre for Ebola patients has opened in Sierra Leone overnight, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has announced. Britain recently completed the building, which is near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. “Patients will be referred to the centre and in line with best practice it will commence operations with five beds,” Bishop said...

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The NSW Premier Mike Baird with Aron Wakil Consul General of The Republic of Sierra Leone and the Consular Generals of PNG, Samoa , Denmark and India November 2014 meeting in Sydney.

The NSW Premier Mike Baird  with  Aron Wakil Consul General of The Republic of Sierra Leone and the Consular Generals of PNG, Samoa , Denmark and India November 2014 meeting in Sydney.

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Australia to Boost Ebola fight

The Commonwealth Government will increase Australia’s $18 million contribution to the response to Ebola in West Africa and strengthen preparations to detect and respond to a possible Ebola case in Australia. A health service provider will be contracted to manage and run a 100-bed Ebola treatment facility in Sierra Leone, as part of the United...

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