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Sierra Leone has had:
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How Prepared Is Sierra Leone?
Work to Do
Sierra Leone has work to do to prepare for the next epidemic. They are committed to improving preparedness, but an outbreak today could cause deaths and cross borders.
Sierra Leone has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.
What Are Sierra Leone's Strengths & Gaps?See Full List
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Are Your Neighbors Ready?See Interactive Map
Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Sierra Leone is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Guinea and Liberia?
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