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Sierra Leone

Is Ebola Hiding in the Eyes of Survivors?

Some West Africans who have beat the deadly disease are now going blind—and doctors, unsure if treatment would unleash the virus back into the population, are powerless to help them.

Two Years Later, Ebola Is a Ticking Time Bomb

Ebola survivors could be carrying live Ebola virus in their eyes. Many of them are going blind, but in fear of the epidemic's resurgence, hardly anyone is doing anything about it.

Sierra Leone: Where Corruption Kills

Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.

Disaster Science During the Ebola Outbreak

Research during a disaster can seem frivolous when there aren’t enough resources to handle the immediate response. But in the Ebola outbreak it's become clear that data collection must happen now.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.