A woman receives the rVSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine at a clinical trial in Conakry, Guinea. The vaccine appears effective after only one shot. Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

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How A Drunken Chipmunk Voice Helps Send A Public Service Message

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As Ebola Crisis Ebbs, Aid Agencies Turn To Building Up Health Systems

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Guinea's Grand Imam, El Hadj Mamadou Saliou Camara, tells his fellow clerics: "If there is any doubt at all, then no one must touch the body." Kevin Leahy /NPR hide caption

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Guinea's Grand Imam Pulls No Punches In His Ebola Message

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American Millennial Missionary In Guinea Isn't Scared Off By Ebola

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Six-year old Hadja Sow (left) and a classmate on their first day back at school after a prolonged break because of Ebola. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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School's Back On In Guinea: Reading, Writing, Temperature-Taking

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Cheerleaders with pompoms helped kick off a government campaign to eliminate Ebola from Guinea in 60 days. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Countdown To Zero: Guinea's Campaign To Conquer Ebola In 60 Days

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Health workers rest outside a quarantine zone at a Red Cross facility in the town of Koidu, Kono district in Eastern Sierra Leone on Friday. The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola deaths in the current outbreak has exceeded 7,000. Baz Ratner/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The bright yellow steel truss bridge over St. John's River is the official border crossing between Liberia and Guinea. The Liberian-Guinean border has been closed since the early days of the Ebola outbreak. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Boredom On The Border Between Liberia And Guinea

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Community workers build an Ebola clinic on Nov. 8 in Lokomasama, near Port Loko, Sierra Leone. The community decided to organize and fight the disease — building a holding center for suspected cases, enforcing a travel ban. It created a $100 fine for a handshake and a $200 fine plus six months in jail for an illegal burial. Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Red Cross workers in Guinea carry the body of an Ebola victim to a cemetery full of fresh graves for others who have succumbed to the disease. Kristin Palitza/Corbis hide caption

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, listens Friday as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks at a news conference in New York. The governors announced a mandatory quarantine for people returning to the United States through airports in New York and New Jersey who are deemed to be at "high risk" for Ebola. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited West Point in August, when the impoverished neighborhood was quarantined to prevent the spread of Ebola. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Three Forlorn Presidents Bring Ebola Wish List To The World Bank

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A market area sat empty last month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as the country's government enforced a three-day lockdown in an attempt to halt the spread of the Ebola virus. Michael Duff/AP hide caption

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To protect its cocoa workers from Ebola, the Ivory Coast has closed its borders. Ange Aboa/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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Ebola's Toll: Farmers Aren't Farming, Traders Aren't Trading

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