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During an October visit to Liberia, USAID head Rajiv Shah held a joint press conference with the country's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

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Dr. Kwan Kew Lai volunteered for six weeks at an Ebola treatment center run by International Medical Corps in Bong, Liberia. Courtesy of Kwan Kew Lai hide caption

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The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

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Nick van Praag of Ground Truth meets with locals of Pakistan's Sindh Province in 2013 to see if they're satisfied with efforts to help them recover from previous floods and prevent damage from any future ones. Kai Hopkins/Ground Truth hide caption

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Abu Bakarr Koroma is part of a condom handout program to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. These days, he can't even give 'em away. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Prostitutes Are Not Happy. Neither Are Brides. Sex, Love And Ebola

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The authorities in Sierra Leone are coping with a raging Ebola epidemic in Freetown (above) yet they must also keep constant watch for Ebola hot spots that may crop up in the countryside. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Medical Mystery: Why Did Ebola Pop Up In A Remote Mining District?

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A worker puts the finishing touches on the dividers that will separate patients at the community care center in the Port Loko district of Sierra Leone. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages Scrambling

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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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