There is little reason to worry even if a fellow passenger has contracted the disease.
Tests on new experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus, which has claimed 3000 lives this year, is being welcomed.
While Nigeria's president has declared his country Ebola-free, 1.2-million people have been affected by a quarantine in Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone's government says it will impose a three-day nationwide lockdown from September 19 in a bid to control the spread of Ebola.
Sierra Leone's markets have crumbled under the widespread panic that has affected most of Africa.
Médecins Sans Frontières chief claims the response to the catastrophe is "almost zero", with nations most concerned with self-protection.
We take a look at developments of the deadly virus as it continues to spread in West Africa. How did it start and how are countries dealing with it?
Just a day's drive from the epicentre of the outbreak, it's little wonder Ebola propagates panic quicker than it spreads death in the coastal city.
Sierra Leone has doubled its death toll from the Ebola virus, saying it had 109 suspected cases and a further six people dead.
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has dismissed the energy minister and his deputy in the wake of worsening power cuts in the capital.
Sierra Leone is seeking billions from the private sector to overhaul its electricity industry with the aim of increasing output 10-fold by 2017.
Aminatta Forna tells Maya Jaggi that Africa scares the West, but that there’s as much reason to be scared in Croatia as in Sierra Leone.
Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.
Sierra Leone's main opposition party has conceded defeat to President Ernest Bai Koroma, weeks after complaining the election was marred by fraud.
Sierra Leone People's Party has called on members to boycott government proceedings, claiming electoral fraud had undermined the recent elections.
Sierra Leone saw a largely peaceful, well-conducted vote despite reports of money changing hands and polling stations marred by bees or lack of light.
Electoral officials tallied votes on Sunday from general elections seen as a key test of the west African nation's post-war recovery.
Sierra Leoneans have crowded polling stations to vote, saying they wanted to elect leaders who would bring prosperity to the poor West African state.