Garmai Sumo is a nurse featured in the documentary, Body Team 12. In one scene, she shares her religious views: "When they die, the righteous will resurrect on the day of the trumpet. But everyone remain in their grave for now." Body Team 12 hide caption

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A unidentified family member (right) of a 10-year-old boy that contracted Ebola has her temperature measured by a health worker outside an Ebola clinic on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Nov. 20. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have now gone 42 days without a single reported case of Ebola. Abbas Dulleh /AP hide caption

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Medical workers surround 34-day-old Noubia, the last known patient to contract Ebola in Guinea, as she was released from a Doctors Without Borders treatment center in Conakry on Nov. 28. Cellou Binani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Mosoka Fallah (center), an epidemiologist who investigates cases of Ebola, meets with residents of New Kru Town, a district in Monrovia, Liberia. Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times/Redux hide caption

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The winner of Liberia's Integrity Idol 2015 is registered nurse Jugbeh Tarpleh Kekula. She works in the emergency room at the Liberia Government Hospital in Buchanan, the country's third-largest city with a population of some 35,000. Carielle Doe for NPR hide caption

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Some health workers in Liberia had stopped using the protective gear that was part of the Ebola routine. The photo above is from 2014, when the epidemic was at its peak. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus

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Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood sample from a child to test for the Ebola virus. On Tuesday, the workers tested people in the village outside Monrovia where a 17-year-old boy died of the disease over the weekend. Abbas Dulleh /AP hide caption

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A single Lassa fever virus particle, stained to show surface spikes — they're yellow — that help the virus infect its host cells. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine hide caption

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How Worried Should We Be About Lassa Fever?

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A boot-drying rack sits empty at the Ministry of Defense Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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What Should Liberia Do With Its Empty Ebola Treatment Units?

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