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After Ebola – in pictures

The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history. This photo gallery by Hazel Healy provides a glimpse into how they are coping, two years on.

Filed in: Africa Sierra Leone

The story of Ebola from those who lived through it

The world’s media obsessed over Ebola at its peak. But what happened next? Paul Myles introduces the Sierra Leonean citizen reporters who stayed with the story.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Sport

Why did the market fail to produce an Ebola vaccine?

Mustapha Dumbaya lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down those people who need it most.

Filed in: Africa Sierra Leone

Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola?

And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return? Hazel Healy travelled there to find out.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone

'Everything is on my shoulders'

Serah Tomba went from being a student to sole carer of seven orphans.

Filed in: Children Health Sierra Leone

'I speak for the girls'

Elizabeth Katta talks about the lingering impacts of teenage pregnancy, which spiked during Ebola.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Youth

'These are the boys who fought Ebola!'

Gangsters turned mobilizers, the Tripoli Boys kicked Ebola out of their neighbourhood. Amjata Bayoh and Mohamed S Camara find out what happened next.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Youth

Love without touch

Bankolay Turay’s story of student romance on ice.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Society Youth

For better or worse

Mamie Lebbi, the first woman to test positive for Ebola, describes how she survived in the bush with her husband’s help.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone

Where my father lies

Mariama B Jalloh’s quest to find her father’s resting place among the unmarked graves of those lost to Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Society

Ebola - the facts

Statistics and more on the spread of the virus through West Africa.

Filed in: Development Guinea Health Liberia Sierra Leone

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