New Sierra Leone law makes it illegal to hide Ebola patients

  • by: CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2014 - 7:45 PM

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient — a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak.

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