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Tracing Ebola "difficult and dangerous" job

WHO/C. Banluta

Finding people in Guinea who have come in contact with a family member or friend infected with Ebola is not only difficult but it's dangerous, according to the UN. The intervention, called "contact…

21 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Making public schools in Guinea safe from Ebola

Reopening of schools in Guinea. UNMEER/Martine Perret

Children returning to school in Guinea after a three month closure due to Ebola are learning how to stay…

20 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Rise of poverty in worst-hit Ebola countries "worrying"

Vendors struggle with plummeting sales and rising cost of transporting goods to the market in West Point in Monrovia, Liberia, after the Ebola outbreak and quarantine took effect in the country.  Photo: UNDP/ Morgana Wingard

An increase in levels of poverty in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus outbreak is…

20 Jan 2015 / Listen /

"Crippling" economic impact of Ebola on West Africa

Conakry, Guinea. World Bank@PHOTO

The Ebola epidemic will continue to cripple the economies of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone even as transmission rates…

20 Jan 2015 / Listen /
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