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Ebola patients 'refusing isolation' - Sierra Leone doctor

Convincing patients to get treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.

Dr Oliver Johnson also said persuading staff to work with him in the Ebola isolation unit in the capital Freetown was a challenge.

The virus which has claimed over 700 lives in four West African countries since February.