What It's Like To Be An Ebola Survivor In Sierra Leone (PHOTOS)

October 10, 2014 5:18 PM

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What It's Like To Be An Ebola Survivor In Sierra Leone (PHOTOS)

Mohammed Elshamy is an Anadolu Agency photojournalist covering the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Through his work in Sierra Leone, he was able to meet a 38-year-old mother of four who survived Ebola, named Rigiatu Kamara. Kamara lives in a very poor area with no services like clean water or electricity. Below, Elshamy shares Kamara's story of being infected with Ebola -- and surviving -- with HuffPost.

"One day, I felt I had a serious fever. I was cooking at the evening, with plans to catch up with one of my friends that I promised I would take her to church, but I couldn't go due to the fever," she remembered.

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