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#DRCongo: They Are Called The Ebola Beaters

“With the end of this epidemic, DRC has once again proved to the world that we can control the very deadly Ebola virus if we respond early in a coordinated and efficient way.” – Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General…. Continue Reading →

Living with a Viral Villian

West Africa and indeed the world is approaching Zero Ebola Cases. But there are a whole lot of issues that need to approach zero before we can begin to rejoice. Chief of them is the acute stigmatization that Ebola Survivors… Continue Reading →

Zero Ebola Cases – A Checkpoint, Not a Destination

As the world races to achieve Zero Ebola Cases, international agencies and donor organizations working with affected countries may have to shift their focus from the number of Ebola cases to the aftermath of Ebola – psychologically, economically, socially and… Continue Reading →

Still She Fights On

Eunice did not hide. She immediately called for immediate treatment and care. Eunice Jalloh, a 29 year-old housewife contracted Ebola when she paid a friend a visit. She found her sick and vomiting. Not knowing her friend had Ebola, she helped… Continue Reading →

For Ebola Survivors, The Fight Has Just Begun

Meet Isatu Charm, a 51 year-old Ebola Survivor from Tonkolili District. Prior to contracting Ebola Virus Disease, Charm was a nurse at the Government Hospital, Magburaka. Her story reminds the rest of us that the fight against Ebola continues long… Continue Reading →

Ebola in Sierra Leone: A Nigerian Volunteer’s Experience

Today’s Ebola story takes us to the frontlines in Sierra Leone where a team of Nigerian volunteers are on hand to combat the deadly disease. We often think of Ebola volunteers as those who work in the treatment centers alone…. Continue Reading →

Ebola On Wheels – Kamara’s Story

Few people on earth are brave enough to return to a place that nearly got them killed. More so, when the place is an Ebola ambulance. Abdul Richard Kamara, a 35 year-old professional driver and Ebola survivor from Sierra Leone… Continue Reading →

My Ebola Story

June 5, 2014. It was in the middle of a busy day when Theophilus walked into our office. He had a story to share. It was a story of hope, faith and survival. In the end, he agreed to share… Continue Reading →

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