Salome Karwah fought past civil war and a deadly virus. But in Liberia, becoming a mother is too often a killer.
Liberia's Ebola survivors are still suffering. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions.
Brian W. Simpson interviews grantee Carl Gierstorfer about his experience filming "In Ebola's Wake" and the hopes he has for the documentary.
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked—and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
Carl Gierstorfer's documentary follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians fighting the disease.
Nurses, grave-diggers, and hospital staff worked tirelessly to stop the Ebola crisis in West Africa, but many frontline workers went uncompensated. Amy Maxmen's e-book tells their stories.
While Graham Greene smartly fretted about avoiding fever, we spent three weeks chasing it.
Locals overwhelmingly credit the US military with turning the tide of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, but nothing is simple when responding to a major global health emergency.
On her first ever deployment, Julia Hollingsworth saw a country that looked a lot like her birthplace of Trinidad.
John Nel was sent to build a lifesaving Ebola clinic in the middle of the Liberian jungle. It opened too late to help fight this outbreak, but could help prevent a new one.
Liberian schools forced to close because of Ebola are set to reopen February 2, but the country's education system could look vastly different than it did a year ago.
Delecia Jaffan is dead. She might have died of Ebola. Or maybe not. Either way, the body is treated the same.
As Liberia grapples to care for thousands of Ebola survivors, scientists strive to understand post-Ebola syndrome.
A documentary by Carl Gierstorfer follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians on the front lines battling to bring the outbreak to an end.
To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
The wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone have been over for a decade but the psychological scars linger. To be mentally ill in these countries is to be condemned.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
Only 25 percent of the population has access to clean water in Liberia, but government officials claim they are working vigorously to address water sanitation issues.
Glenna Gordon and Jina Moore look at Liberia's efforts to restore law and justice -- for victims of sexual violence, for communities in conflict and for the nation as a whole.
Reporter Ruthie Ackerman and photographer Andre Lambertson travel from Staten Island to Liberia, investigating the lives and struggles of Liberian youth after the 14-year civil war.
Biologist and filmmaker Carl Gierstorfer shows how Ebola has affected people and communities in Liberia—and changed history.
Photojournalist Cheryl Hatch and writer Brian Castner discuss their project in Liberia, where the U.S. military helped confront the Ebola outbreak.
Robin Hammond discusses the mental health issues facing former child soldiers. His work documents the treatment of mental health issues in various African countries, focusing specifically on Liberia.
Multimedia journalist Carl Gierstorfer won Germany's Grimme award for his documentary, "We Want You to Live."
We Want You to Live - Liberia’s Fight Against Ebola is a documentary by Pulitzer Center grantee Carl Gierstorfer.
Interactive web documentary exploring one village's encounter with Ebola nominated for 20th Annual Webby Awards' Best Science Website.
Do you save one life at the cost of 10?
Carl Gierstorfer's latest film depicts the deep societal effects of Ebola and focuses on the struggles locals face long after international aid agencies and news outlets have gone.
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Journalists and public health experts join Liberian deputy minister of health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg to share stories of 'heroism and unimaginable loss' in West Africa.
Global aid agencies floundered for months before tackling the Ebola outbreak. Faster care could have improved survival rates and helped scientists find a cure for the virus.
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Journalist goes to cover military efforts in Liberia, finds hope instead.
The editorial board at Erie Times-News praised Pulitzer Center grantees Cheryl Hatch and Brian Castner for their reporting project in Liberia.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.