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"Ebola Hero" shares how radio saved lives in Liberia

Two women in Monrovia, Liberia, walk in front of a billboard, which says

A medical doctor given the nickname "Ebola Hero" has praised radio as a "significant tool" in the fight against the deadly disease. Dr. Jerry Brown, head of the Ebola Treatment Unit known as…

11 Feb 2016 /

End of "devastating" outbreak of Ebola disease

A child who lost members of his family to the Ebola virus plays at the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Child Care Centre in Nzérékoré, Guinea. UN Photo/Martine Perret

The deadly Ebola epidemic is over in Liberia, bringing an end to what's been described as a "devastating and…

14 Jan 2016 /

West Africa prepares to mark end of Ebola transmission

Ebola burial teams in Sierra Leone are still performing hundreds of precautionary burials each week, even though there haven't been any cases in a few weeks. Photo: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville/IRIN

Countries in West Africa are marking a major milestone – the end of the spread of the Ebola virus.…

13 Jan 2016 /

Guinea marks "important milestone" with end of Ebola transmission

After being kept closed for three months due to the Ebola outbreak, schools across Guinea reopened in January 2015 with the help of UNICEF and other Ebola response partners. Measures include temperature screening at the entrance, washing hands with soap and water, and instructions on what to do when someone gets sick at school. File Photo: UNMEER/Martine Perret

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea has ended, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday. This is an "important…

29 Dec 2015 /
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