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Imagine a disease wiping out 64,000 U.S. doctors. Now, you understand Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Ebola threatens to decimate doctors in a country that cannot afford the loss.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Dec 22, 2014
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‘The Ebola fighters’ and the question, ‘What the hell am I doing here?’

What it was like to watch TIME's "Person of the Year" in action in Africa.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Dec 10, 2014
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The strange case of the air marshal who was stabbed by a needle during the Ebola outbreak

Someone jabbed him with a needle in an airport in Nigeria. Was it the beginning of a new type of terrorism?

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Nov 25, 2014
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The last Ebola-free district in Sierra Leone is now an Ebola ‘hotspot’

How Ebola came to Koinadugu, despite a concerted effort to keep the district free of the disease.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Nov 12, 2014
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Is there Ebola in Sierra Leone’s last Ebola-free district?

Two new cases of Ebola were reported in the region. But officials say the infected people slipped into the district illegally.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Oct 16, 2014
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The reassuring news in the Texas Ebola cases

A nurse in Texas contracting Ebola was a tragedy. But the entire harrowing episode is playing out as health authorities predicted -- and that's a good thing.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Oct 14, 2014
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The fight to save the last Ebola-free district in Sierra Leone

One man's campaign to keep his home free of Ebola has been a resounding success -- and a curiosity to researchers.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Oct 10, 2014
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Luck has kept Ebola out of the U.S. But that’s very likely to change.

As the epidemic grows, the chances of a case hitting America grows -- and eventually becomes a near-certainty.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Sep 24, 2014
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Ebola: A guide to the best longreads

A guide to the best longform journalism on the biggest Ebola outbreak in history.

  • Ryan McCarthy
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  • Sep 18, 2014
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Love in the time of Ebola

Her family begged her not to return to Sierra Leone. But the love of her life was there. So Najmeh Modarres had to make a choice.

  • Todd C. Frankel
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  • Sep 18, 2014
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