The deadly disease has claimed thousands of lives in West Africa. But community health workers are fighting back—with information and door-to-door visits that are helping families learn how to keep themselves safe.
Agnes Nyantie visits 20 homes a day helping to educate families about the deadly virus in an effort to stem its spread.
Oxfam works to spread the word on the deadly virus using trusted community health workers.
An Oxfam aid worker in Liberia talks risks, fears, and a few signs of hope.
By December, the deadly virus could infect 10,000 people a week—unless we act now.
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to claim lives and now ranks as the largest in history, here are answers to some of the questions you might have about the deadly virus and its spread.