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Ebola: Voices on the ground

The Ebola outbreak that started in February has killed more than 1,000 people across West Africa — in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone — triggering an international emergency response and even a review of the ethics of using promising Ebola drugs, despite them not yet having been evaluated for safety and efficiency.

To better understand the challenges faced by health workers and people in West Africa, SciDev.Net has put together these interactive stories, which gather the voices of experts working on the ground in Guinea and Sierra Leone. They explain how doctors and health promoters are working with local people to curb the disease’s spread, which improvements have been achieved and what capacity and infrastructure are still missing.

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