Ebola Stalks the Streets of Hard-Hit Monrovia, Liberia

October 2, 2014 10:22 PM

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Ebola Stalks the Streets of Hard-Hit Monrovia, Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia — The spectre of Ebola is everywhere in Monrovia. A brass band led more than 100 people down the street one recent afternoon publicizing how to combat the deadly virus. Many in the crowd wore T-shirts emblazoned with “Don’t be ashamed. Keep safe. Ebola is real.”

Struggling to battle the stigma that Ebola carries, authorities have erected billboards around the city telling people how to avoid getting it or spreading it. “Ebola is real — Get the Ebola Facts” reads a poster at an information and sanitation station. Checkpoints with health workers monitoring re...

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