The lingering legacy of Ebola in Sierra Leone
As the deadly disease appears in Congo, Sierra Leone is still counting the cost of its 2014 epidemic.
Published in: 50.50Ebola: exposing the failure of international development
The Ebola crisis has revealed the consequences of deep-seated, unequal global social and economic relations that...
Why has the response to Ebola been so weak in Sierra Leone and Liberia? The relationship between elite wealth and...
Songs of ignorance
Public discourse surrounding the Ebola outbreak is infected by older narratives that seek to stereotype Africa and...
Published in: TransformationThe greatest coping strategy is helping others: a conversation with Liberian activist B. Abel Learwellie
You can’t ambush a virus with a bullet. A former child soldier speaks out on Ebola in Liberia.
Published in: 50.50Confronting Ebola in Liberia: the gendered realities
In Liberia 75% of those who have been infected or killed from Ebola are women. Last month, a rapid assessment and...
Published in: ourNHSEbola in the UK? What kind of health system would best protect us?
The Coalition Government’s healthcare reforms fragment the NHS, making it less able to cope with an epidemic.
Responses to Ebola are still way too little, and may now be too late
The lack of ambulances, hospital beds, and even plastic gloves have all played a role in allowing the disease to get...
Published in: openSecurityEbola: between public health and private profit
Known to the international community since 1976, why has the world dragged its feet for decades to find a vaccine...