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Sierra Leone boy: 'Both my parents have died from Ebola'

Many children in West Africa a have lost their parents to the Ebola virus.

Alex Sannoh is 14-years-old and lives in Freetown in Sierra Leone, his parents died of Ebola days before several other members of his family also fell victim to the disease.

Alex spoke via Skype to the Today programme's reporter Tom Bateman, and described the moment he found out his parents had died.

  • 16 Oct 2014
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