Jason Beaubien Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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Without Hope Of Help, Neighbors Turn To Makeshift Ebola Quarantine

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Medical Aid Group: Liberia's Ebola Cases Spiral Upward

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Liberia Becomes Epicenter Of West Africa Ebola Crisis

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Ebola Closes The Doors Of One Of Liberia's Oldest Hospitals

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A health worker vaccinates a child during a polio campaign in Bannu, Pakistan, June 25. The Taliban threaten to kill vaccinators and parents who immunize their kids. A Majeed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Helping Children, Despite Death Threats: A Vaccinator Explains

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Sierra Leone Declares Quarantine, As Ebola Outbreak Worsens

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During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers go door to door, giving children two drops of the polio vaccine. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

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A health worker gives a child the polio vaccine in Bannu, Pakistan, June 25. More than a quarter-million children in Taliban-controlled areas are likely to miss their immunizations. A. Majeed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication

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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

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

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

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

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Facility Sets Up Extreme Precautions To Treat Ebola Patients

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A dog sleeps in a derelict building in central Kailahun, where the streets are unusually empty. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Ebola Wreaks Economic Woe In West Africa

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West African Villagers Fear Ebola Will Escape From The Grave

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