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West African Villagers Fear Ebola Will Escape From The Grave

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Dr. Sheik Humar Khan, who died of the disease he was helping to fight, posed for a picture in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, on June 25. Umaru Fofana /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Doctor Remembered For Dedication To Fighting Deadly Ebola

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Without Hope Of Help, Neighbors Turn To Makeshift Ebola Quarantine

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A soldier hits a protestor with a baton during unrest in West Point after the area was quarantined in a bid to prevent the spread of Ebola. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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An Ebola Quarantine Triggers A Riot In A Liberian Slum

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Saah Exco was found alone on a beach, naked and abandoned a few days ago. Neighbors were afraid to touch him; they were worried about Ebola. But someone did eventually take him to the Ebola ward at JFK hospital in Monrovia. NPR learned today that he died. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The 10-Year-Old Boy Has Died, Probably Of Ebola

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

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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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Alieu P. Manor, 18, survived Ebola. He gazes into the room of his cousin, Varlee Kanneh, who was not so lucky. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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In Liberia's Hard-Hit Lofa County, Ebola Continues To Take A Toll

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Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife, Amber, leave a news conference after his release from Emory University Hospital on Aug. 21. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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The Insights Of An Ebola Doctor Who Became A Patient

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A World Health Organization worker trains nurses how to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Michael Duff/AP hide caption

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Dire Predictions On Ebola's Spread From Top Health Organizations

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

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The home of Marthalene Williams, the Ebola-stricken woman aided by Thomas Eric Duncan. A man on the porch, who appeared to be in the late stages of Ebola, informed our photographer that he'd been to a hospital but was told to return home and quarantine himself. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Fond Memories Of Ebola Victim Eric Duncan, Anger Over His Death

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Emergency room doctor Joshua Mugele (left) stands with Dr. Samuel Brisbane at Liberia's JFK Hospital, which saw its first Ebola patient in June. Courtesy of Joshua Mugele hide caption

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Panic In The Parking Lot: A Hospital Sees Its First Ebola Case

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The Ebola virus as seen under an electron microscope. BSIP/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Won't The Fear Of Airborne Ebola Go Away?

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After beating Ebola, young Ibrahim celebrated by proposing to his nurse. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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3-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Proposes To Nurse

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Data sources: David Ropeik/Harvard University, National Weather Service, World Health Organization, Northeastern University Laboratory for the Modeling of Biological and Socio-Technical Systems, National Geographic, United States Census Adam Cole and Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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The nursing staff get a break at the Ebola care center run by Doctors Without Borders in Foya, Liberia. The center has helped stop the spread of the virus. Michealeen Doucleff/NPR hide caption

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An Ebola Strategy Brings Good News To One Liberian Town

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Nurses assist a new patient at an Ebola center in Liberia's Lofa County. As drug trials get underway, patients may receive experimental medicines. Tommy Trenchard/NPR hide caption

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Medical Experts Look For New Ways To Test Ebola Drugs

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A woman enters the Ebola treatment center at the Island Hospital outside of Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 6. She said she was bleeding heavily from a miscarriage and was turned away from other clinics in the city. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Leaves Moms And Babies Without Care

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Thieu Patrice, Tan Benjamin and village chief Gueu Denis of Gahapleu, Ivory Coast, stand on the path to Liberia. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Guarding The Ebola Border

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Caroline Williams is a community organizer in New Kru Town, a suburb of Monrovia. Here's how she got her message through to Liberians about preventing Ebola: "We talk to them, talk to them, talk to them. At last they started listening to us. All the methods that we been giving them, by God's will, they accepted." Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Block By Block, Health Workers Lead Liberia To Victory Over Ebola

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A hand-drawn map on the wall of a rural clinic shows health workers where a woman with Ebola may be hiding. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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As Ebola Pingpongs In Liberia, Cases Disappear Into The Jungle

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