The Sierra Leone media don't have much on the Ebola outbreak, but I did find this May 25 report in Sierra Express Media: Health Ministry Addresses Social Media Report on Ebola death in Kailahun. The full report:
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has expressed concern over the report in the social media of nine (9) deaths of Ebola in the Kailahun district.
The general public is hereby informed that the recent event of diarrhoea and vomiting in the Koindu Town, Kissi Teng Chiefdom, Kailahun district which has been shared in the social media as an Ebola outbreak in the Kailahun district are currently being investigated.
The actual cause of the diarrhoea and vomiting is yet to be established and stool and blood samples have been collected and sent to the Kenema Laboratory and the National Reference Laboratory in Lakka for further investigation.
As of May 25, 2014, report received from the District Medical Officer Kailahun district, and the Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control indicate that eleven (11) cases of acute diarrhoea and vomiting reported, of which four (4) died and the five (5) admitted at the Koindu Community Health Centre are responding to treatment. Two out of the eleven (11) cases have already been discharged.
At this stage, the Ministry wishes to reassure the general public that appropriate measures have been taken including continued repositioning of drugs and medical supplies. Staff have been trained and Communities are being sensitized.
The Ministry would also like to emphasize the importance of hand washing with soap and water, drinking only safe water, use of ORS, and to report to the nearest health facility when there are symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting.
A regular update will be provided to the public on the situation.