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Nurith Aizenman

Surveillance team member Osman Sow washes his boots after working in a potentially contaminated area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Survey teams are sent out every day to assess sick people and dispatch burial teams to collect the dead. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

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Dr. Komba Songu M'Briwah, left, talks on the phone while staff members disinfect offices at the Hastings Ebola Treatment Center in Freetown. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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An Ebola Clinic Figures Out A Way To Start Beating The Odds

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Sierra Leone Colleagues Mourn Dr. Salia, Who Succumbed To Ebola

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Foday Kamara is the leader of Royail, a tiny village now battling Ebola. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A Deadly Chain: Tracing Ebola In A Sierra Leone Village

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Hand-Pumped Anesthesia Could Help With Surgeries In The Dark

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At a CDC training session for clinicians headed to West Africa, a medical worker practices sanitizing hands after drawing blood from a mannequin portraying an Ebola patient. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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A licensed clinician is decontaminated before disrobing at the end of a simulated training session by CDC in Anniston, Ala. Training can take a several weeks, making some employers reluctant to encourage their medical workers to volunteer in the Ebola outbreak. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Ebola Volunteers Are Needed — But Signing On Isn't Easy

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CDC Sets Up Mock Ebola Ward Set Up In Alabama

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The U.S. Ebola Hospitals In Liberia Are Going Up ... Slowly

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Chlorine can stop the Ebola virus. So medical workers disinfect their hands often at the Doctors Without Borders treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside An Ebola Kit: A Little Chlorine And A Lot Of Hope

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A team of body collectors carry the corpse of a woman suspected of dying of Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia's capital. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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They Are The Body Collectors: A Perilous Job In The Time Of Ebola

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Why Patients Aren't Coming To Liberia's Redemption Hospital

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A New Strain Of Ebola Emerges In Democratic Republic Of Congo

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