Red Cross volunteers prepare to bury the body of an Ebola victim in Pendembu, Sierra Leone, early this month. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPR

As Ebola Surges, CDC Sends Aid And Warns Against Travel

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/336872606/337109797" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Medical workers treat Ebola patients at the Eternal Love Winning Africa hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Three workers at the hospital, including Dr. Kent Brantly (left), have tested positive for Ebola. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse

American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/336328995/336363669" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dr. Kent Brantly (right) of Samaritan's Purse gives orders to treat Ebola patients through the doorway of the isolation ward in Monrovia, Liberia. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse

Protective gear runs from goggles and head covering to gloves and boots. This health worker was photographed leaving the isolation area at the treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPR

Eerie protective suits and shiny body bags have fueled rumors about the origins of Ebola. Here, a burial team removes the body of a person suspected to have died from the virus in the village of Pendembu, Sierra Leone. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPR

Rumor Patrol: No, A Snake In A Bag Did Not Cause Ebola

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/334022357/334082500" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Two young girls, part of the wave of unaccompanied children who've illegally entered the U.S., watch a soccer match at the Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Arizona. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

toggle caption Ross D. Franklin/AP

Sylvester Jusu is a volunteer who works with the Red Cross burial team in Sierra Leone. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPR

Ebola Is A Deadly Virus — But Doctors Say It Can Be Beaten

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/333628899/333892212" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript