Doctor with Catskills ties fights Ebola in Sierra Leone

December 2, 2014 2:21 AM

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Doctor with Catskills ties fights Ebola in Sierra Leone

Ramona Sunderwirth is an emergency pediatric physician who splits her time between New York City and a home in the Delaware County town of Bovina. She is spending her holiday season in Sierra Leone, the heart of the global Ebola virus epidemic. Part one of a series.

The Ebola treatment center in the town of Lunsar in Sierra Leone was supposed to open just before the holiday. But then the running water and electricity gave out.

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