Understanding Ebola transmission
A look at how the disease made it to American shores, a timeline of the outbreak, and more details on the virus.
Thomas Eric Duncan’s medical records provide a picture of how nurses Nina Pham and Amber Joy Vinson interacted with him.
The virus may claim tens or even hundreds of thousands of lives before it is quelled.
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Former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah will head the West African nation’s first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years.
Antibodies in the blood of a survivor may help a patient fight off the germ.
Today, the virus spreads in Liberia’s slums, where people have flocked from all over the country to find jobs.