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While Ebola is losing its grip on Sierra Leone, major losses of rice production in its wake will soon devastate the country and lead to massive famine without international aid. (associated press)

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A man suffering from the Ebola virus lies on the floor outside a house in Port Loko Community, situated on the outskirts of Freetown, in Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/Michael Duff, File) ** FILE **

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Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said that new restrictions travelers from West African countries impacted by Ebola will require the cooperation of airlines, which will have to funnel passengers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in to one of five U.S. airports. (Associated Press)

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Safe passage: An American doctor exposed to Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone disembarks a Gulfstream jet in a Tyvek protection suit in Maryland. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2013, after a meeting with, from left, Malawi President Joyce Banda; Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma; and Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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In this July 15, 2014 photo, the Arwa clinic, center, that was closed after the clinic Doctor got infected by the Ebola virus in the capital city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that can cause its victims to bleed from the ears and nose, had never before been seen in this part of West Africa where medical clinics are few and far between. The disease has turned up in at least two other countries - Liberia and Sierra Leone - and more than 530 deaths have been attributed to the outbreak that is now the largest on record.(AP Photo/Youssouf Bah)

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President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2013, after a meeting with, from left, Malawi President Joyce Banda; Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma; and Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Voters wait in line Saturday to cast their ballots in presidential, parliamentary and local elections at a polling station in Freetown, Sierra Leone. A decade after Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, voters had to choose between an incumbent president who has provided new roads and free health care and a field of opposition candidates who decried the country’s poverty and pace of economic recovery. (Associated Press)

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Voters wait in line Saturday to cast their ballots in presidential, parliamentary and local elections at a polling station in Freetown, Sierra Leone. A decade after Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, voters had to choose between an incumbent president who has provided new roads and free health care and a field of opposition candidates who decried the country’s poverty and pace of economic recovery. (Associated Press)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is on trial for war crimes in Sierra Leone, but many Liberians want him to face justice for massacres, rapes and torture committed during his rule of their country. (International Criminal Court via Associated Press)

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Nafees Khan, project manager for African-Origins at Emory University in Atlanta, listens March 2010 to the audio recordings of names found in Courts of Mixed Commission records for Havana and Freetown, Sierra Leone, to identify their likely ethno-linguistic origins. (Associated Press/Emory University)