Photos from around the region
Kumala is grappling with the deadly virus, and its people’s distrust of modern medicine is proving a daunting obstacle.
A bomber drove a car into a U.N. convoy in the Somali capital. The group al-Shabab claimed responsibility.
Dozens of people were killed in an attack that officials say bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.
The lack of beds for infected patients has led to the rapid spread of the disease.
Martin Salia’s friends hugged him when his first test showed he was free of Ebola. Now he has died, and questions remain.
Markets are closed and fieldwork is disrupted.
Health workers take part in a simulation at a new field hospital in Monrovia.
The town is waiting for the arrival of an Ebola treatment unit to accommodate the rising cases of the deadly virus.
The development underscores the power vacuum that has emerged after the president’s ouster.
Many Tunisians are joining the Islamic State. Upcoming elections will help determine the direction of the country.
In Liberia, where there are few ambulances, simply getting to a treatment center can be an ordeal.
American servicemembers were deployed to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance.
The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.
As Ebola continues to spread, Liberia and other countries struggle to care for the children orphaned by the deadly virus.
As the Ebola epidemic continues, patients in Liberia celebrate recovery from deadly disease.
In Ebola-ravaged Liberia, churches serve as a rare gathering place.
Health experts debate using unproved drugs to treat the deadly virus as it continues to spread in west Africa.
About 50,000 children are at risk of death from the man-made crisis, as fighting disrupts farming and trade.
A look at key images from this week’s news, from an Ebola quarantine in Liberia to continued protests in Ferguson.
Governments move to stop the epidemic from spreading further as the death toll from the virus continues to grow.